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February 12, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Ukrainian Studies at Harriman Inst., Columbia U

Deadline: March 1, 2013

The Harriman Institute invites applications for a post-doctoral research scholar in Ukrainian studies, for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the
academic year 2013-2014. The scholar will teach one course of broad interest to upper level undergraduates and/or masterĀ¹s degree students. Eligibility is restricted to those who have received the Ph.D. between July 31, 2010 and June 30, 2013. The area of research and teaching specialization is open, but should be focused on some aspect of current Ukrainian life, politics, and/or international affairs. The visitor is expected to give one public lecture and to participate in the academic life of the Harriman Institute. The fellowship comes with a stipend of $25,000. This position is made possible by generous support of the Petro Jacyk Ukrainian Studies Fund.

To apply, candidates should send the following materials to Harriman Institute Acting Director Kimberly Marten (km2225@columbia.edu), in a single PDF file by March 1: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference; past teaching evaluations, if available; and a modest sample (article or book or dissertation chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicantĀ¹s current research interests.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Posted by sarayu at February 12, 2013 12:37 PM