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  • Saturday, June 30, 2018 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The State Historical Society of Missouri is offering two Center for Missouri Studies fellowship opportunities for the calendar year beginning January 1, 2019. Each fellowship carries a stipend of $5,000 for a project that results in the completion of a 6,000 to 8,000-word scholarly essay, exclusive of notes, on one of two selected topics.

    2019 Topics

    • Missouri and the War in Vietnam, or Missouri and the Korean War
    • The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and its impact on Missouri
    Application Deadline: September 1, 2018


    Learn more here: https://goo.gl/hes78w


  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has allowed the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University to launch the Long 19th Amendment Project, interrogating the centennial of American women's suffrage. As a part of this project, the inaugural Mellon-Schlesinger Research Grant competition is now open.

    The Schlesinger Library will award up to three Mellon-Schlesinger Summer Research Grants for eight-week residencies in June-July 2019 for researchers doing advanced work on gender and suffrage, voting rights, citizenship, or other related topics. The stipend for each award is $15,000.

    Currently enrolled graduate students are not eligible for these awards and should instead apply for Schlesinger Library's Dissertation Support Grants. 

    Full application requirements are available on Schlesinger Library's Grant Application Portal: https://goo.gl/TrGoid

    Applications must be received by Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Awards will be announced in late January 2019.


  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 9:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Department of History and Geography at the University of Central Oklahoma invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in Native American history and public history to begin August 2018.

     

    Successful candidates will be expected to teach a 4:4 load at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate curriculum. Fall courses include two sections of US History to 1877, Intro to American Indian Studies (online), and Women in the American West. Spring courses include US History to 1877, American Indian History, Oklahoma History, and Public History. The ability to incorporate digital media and methods into both teaching and projects is highly desirable. Ph.D. expected by time of employment. Completing the university’s eLearning Facilitation Certification online course will be required prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

     

    Application materials include online faculty application with cover letter discussing research interests and teaching excellence, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to: UCO Jobs – History VAP

     Letters of reference sent through Interfolio should be sent directly to jobs@uco.edu.

     

    Review of applications will begin June 15, 2018.

  • Monday, June 18, 2018 11:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks applications and nominations for the position of Curator of the Western History Collections. The Curator will oversee a nationally significant collection of resources on the American West in an environment rich with partnerships and collaborative opportunities.  Reporting to the Associate Dean for Special Collections, University Libraries, the Curator leads and directs the Western History Collections (WHC), with particular responsibility for outreach to scholarly and other communities, the development of programing and exhibits, and the continued growth of the Collections through acquisitions via donation and purchase. For full position description and to apply, go to jobs.ou.edu and search for Requisition Number 181607.

  • Monday, June 11, 2018 10:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota invites applications for the 10-month position of Director or Coordinator of the McGovern Center for Community Engagement.  The McGovern Center for Community Engagement is charged with cultivating and sustaining opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in service, social justice and civic engagement events, and activities both in and outside of the classroom.  Title and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

    Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Janet Hayen, Director of Human Resources, Dakota Wesleyan University at jahayen@dwu.edu.  Please write McGovern Center in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Click below for more details:

    McGovern Center Ad 05-23-18 (4).pdf

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College is now hiring a Anishinaabe Language (Native American Studies) Instructor. Click here for details: https://goo.gl/R9jSoa

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The National Park Service seeks to work with up to 25 national, regional, and local partners to collaboratively conduct a variety of Cultural Resources and History research activities, including, but not limited to the named studies outlined in NPS-28: Cultural Resource Management Guideline.  This includes administrative histories, historic resource studies, NR and NHL nominations, special history studies, theme studies, historical and interpretive handbooks, oral histories; HABS/HAER/HALS documentation, archaeological assessments, ethnographic documentation, cultural landscape reports, scope of collections plans, etc.

    https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=cultural%20resources


    Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
    Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
    Private institutions of higher education
    Original Closing Date for Applications: July 13, 2018 

    Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

    Steve Livingston
    Contract Specialist
    Phone 303-969-2690


  • Friday, May 11, 2018 8:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The WHA has an announcement from Keith Thor Carlson:

    The University of Saskatchewan has launched a new postdoctoral fellowship to promote both internationalization and Indigenization at the same time.  If you know of any freshly minted young scholars who are A) not Canadians and not residents of Canada, and B) working in Indigenous scholarship and who might be interested in coming to Canada and working with me, please encourage them to get in touch with me. The deadline is fast approaching!

    https://www.usask.ca/cgps/postdoctoral-fellows/postdoctoral-fellowship.php


  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018 9:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites applications for the 2018/2019 Davidson Family Fellowship. The fellowship provides support for scholars holding a PhD (or equivalent) or PhD candidates to work on research projects in American art that advance scholarship by connecting with objects in the museum’s permanent collection. The stipend rate is $3,000 per month for a minimum one-month to a maximum four-month period of full-time research at the museum. 

    The application deadline is May 31, 2018, for a fellowship to begin on or after October 1, 2018, and end by September 30, 2019. Housing and travel expenses are to be managed and funded by the fellow.

    Full description, including application form and guidelines:

    http://www.cartermuseum.org/library/davidson-family-fellowship

    2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of the museum’s Davidson Family Fellowship.

    Send questions to samuel.duncan@cartermuseum.org.


  • Thursday, March 01, 2018 1:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Montana Historical Society seeks a dynamic and talented person to direct its Publication Program.  If you’ve got a passion for Montana and Western History and the desire to succeed, this position may be for you!  At the Montana Historical Society, we are striving to make our work environment a supportive and fun environment that fosters a work/life balance. 

    Click here for more information.


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