Bonquois Postdoctoral Fellowship on 20th Century Women's History at Tulane University

The Newcomb College Institute is seeking a postdoctoral fellow in women’s history for the spring 2017 semester (January 1 – July 31, 2017). We invite applicants whose research is intersectional and engages with women and politics, women and second-wave feminist organizations, women and social movements, women’s higher education, women’s health, or Southern women’s organizing within national organizations. A research focus on 20th century women’s history in the Gulf South is preferred though not required.

The fellow will do his or her academic research, present his or her work at a public lecture, and join the interdisciplinary intellectual community at the Newcomb College Institute and Tulane University. We also ask the fellow to work closely with one to two undergraduate research assistants.

Required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated research interests that take a historical and intersectional approach to gender, reflecting how race, class, sexual, ethnic, community, and national identities interact

Preferred qualifications

  • Research focus on 20th century women’s history in the Gulf South.
Application date
15 Jul 2016
6 months
America United States South East
Humanities History
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 5 years