Post-doctoral Fellowship Program

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The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) at the University of Michigan invites applications for the Du Bois-Mandela-Rodney Post-doctoral Fellowship Program from scholars working on Africa or the African diaspora.

Consideration will be given to all disciplines including - but not limited to - the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and professional schools.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand and be no more than five years beyond the completion of their degree.

That is, for the 2009-10 academic year, applicants are required to have earned a Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2004 and no later than August 31, 2009.

Application procedure:

  • An application cover letter - can include biographical inliformation, an indication of the applicant's intellectual path and their knowledge of CAAS.
  • An application form (pdf version).
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • Three letters of recommendation and reference letter cover sheets (pdf version) - must be sent to CAAS directly from referees.
  • A research proposal and schedule of activities - 3 to 5 pages (1000 words).
  • A writing sample - 15 to 20 pages, double-spaced.


    November 30:

    For more information and application, visit: Post-doctoral Fellowship Program

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