Visiting Scholar at the World History Center (University of Pittsburgh)
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|Institution:||World History Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh|
The World History Center at the University of Pittsburgh (www.worldhistory.pitt.edu) solicits applications for the position of Visiting Scholar with PhD for the academic year 2013-2014. The successful applicant will spend up to four months in residence at the World History Center and will receive up to US$ 12,000 of support, as research expenses or as stipend.
Applications should include a proposal for significant research or writing of world-historical interest, and may include collaboration with activities and programs of the World History Center. Applicants may wish to link their proposed position of Visiting Scholar at the World History Center to other proposals for research funding or academic leave.
The applications—to include a letter of application describing the research project, a CV, and one letter of reference—are due by October 15, 2012 for the 2013-2014 appointment. All three application documents are to be submitted electronically to Katie Jones (joneskh
The World History Center Advisory Board will review the applications and select the Visiting Scholar for the academic year 2013-2014. The appointment will be announced early in November 2012.
The successful candidate will present one lecture during his or her visit, with the opportunity to meet with faculty members, graduate students, undergraduate students, and teachers if they wish. Any presentation, lecture, conference or publication coming out of a visiting stay should acknowledge the support of the World History Center.
Previous holders of this Visiting Scholar position:
2008-2009: Shingo Minamizuka, Hosei University, Tokyo
2009-2010: Diego Olstein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2011-2012: Pedro Machado, Indiana University, Bloomington
2012-2012: Gerard McCann, University of York
Katie Jones (joneskh
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