Job: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Museum Studies | Brown University, Department of Anthropology, US

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Museum Studies

Brown University, Department of Anthropology, US

Closes 5/1/2016

Brown University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Museum Studies.  The Department of Anthropology and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology seek a scholar with theoretically and methodologically innovative approaches to critical museology.  Candidates should have documented museum experience, a well-articulated research trajectory, and a demonstrated interest in object based teaching and learning.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach one course (Intro to Museum Anthropology), oversee the Museum’s Faculty Fellows Program, and to assist Museum staff on exhibitions. Scholars with a Ph.D. in anthropology or a related discipline within the humanities or social sciences will be considered.  Dissertation must be signed by August 1, 2016.  This one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship is not renewable.  Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees.  Review of applications will begin May 1, 2016.  The appointment will be effective August 1, 2016.

To apply, visit:

For further information write to:

Robert Preucel, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology,

Box 1921, Brown University,

Providence, RI 02912

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