Rhinehart Postdoctoral Fellowship in British History, 2017/18

Appalachian State University

Open to early-career scholars who have recently been or will shortly be awarded their doctorates in early modern or modern British history.

In line with ongoing initiatives to internationalize campus, applications from foreign nationals are particularly encouraged. This is a 9-month appointment (September to May).

Fellow will receive a maintenance grant ($7500); rent-free accommodation; health insurance; visa assistance; grant of $1000 towards air fare; office on campus with computer; and access to all appropriate academic support services.

Applications should include

  1. one–page CV;
  2. 400-word outline of the research project to be carried out at Appalachian State University, with a statement explaining why access to the Special Collections and other material at Appalachian State University would be helpful [for information about the Collections consult www.library.appstate.edu/collections, or email spcoll@appstate.edu];
  3. letter of recommendation from the candidate’s supervisor.

Send to Dr. Michael Turner, Department of History, Appalachian State University, Anne Belk Hall, ASU Box 32072, Boone, NC 28608, U.S.A.

Informal inquiries can be emailed to turnermj@appstate.edu (or alternatively, call 828-262-8102).

Closing date for applications: December 5, 2016.

Successful candidate will be expected to take up the Fellowship at Appalachian State University in September 2017.

Appalachian State University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination.

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