[Blackstudies-l] Fellowship in Literature of the Black Americas (Oxford)

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Tue Jun 21 18:42:36 EDT 2016

*From:* latam-info [mailto:LATAM-INFO at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
<LATAM-INFO at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>] *On Behalf Of *Miller, Rory
*Sent:* 01 June 2016 10:56
*Subject:* JOB: Fellowship in Literature of the Black Americas (Oxford)

*From:* Maria Blanco [mailto:maria.blanco at trinity.ox.ac.uk
<maria.blanco at trinity.ox.ac.uk>]
*Subject:* Two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature of the
Black Americas (Oxford)

Please advertise widely:

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and the Faculties of English
and Medieval and Modern Languages seek to appoint a 2-year Mellon
Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in 'Literatures of the Black Americas'. The
Mellon postdoctoral fellowships are funded by the Andrew W Mellon
Foundation to provide an intensive and supported career development
opportunity for outstanding academics at an early stage of their career.

Applicants should be doing genuinely comparative work on Black writing in
the Americas and/or the Caribbean in English and one (or more) additional
language(s), and will need to submit a two-page proposal outlining the
proposed research project (which must differ substantially from the
doctoral project) as part of the application process. The period of
specialisation is open.

The Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in the stated field;
s/he will also teach an average of 2 - 3 hours per week during term in
her/his subject area. Applicants should show outstanding promise in their
research field, and should possess a masters degree and have completed a
PhD in a relevant discipline.

Further information is available at the link below, which all applicants
are advised to consult.


Dr María del Pilar Blanco

Associate Professor in Spanish American Literature

Fellow and Tutor in Spanish

Trinity College, University of Oxford

Broad Street



Email: maria.blanco at trinity.ox.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1865 279907

College website:

Faculty website: http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/people/maria-blanco
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