James Farmer Post Doctoral Fellowship
The fellowship is funded in commemoration of the life and work of James Farmer, who taught History of the American Civil Rights Movement at Mary Washington from 1985 to 1998.
The James Farmer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Civil Rights and Social Justice was established in 2010. The appointment is for a one-year term, renewable for a second. A PhD is required. Those individuals selected for the appointment must have excellent communication skills, be adaptable to an interdisciplinary context, and ready to engage with motivated students. Candidates from all fields of study are eligible to apply.
The fellowship carries a departmental affiliation, responsibility for teaching two courses per semester, and working in and with the James Farmer Multicultural Center (organizing workshops or speakers in their specific areas of expertise). The position will offer the opportunity to develop and teach courses in your area of expertise related to the themes of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and to contribute to the promotion of James Farmer’s legacy.