Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship – Black Studies

Fort Worth, Texas
Oct 01, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

TCU is pleased to offer a postdoctoral fellowship committed to enhancing our strong teacher-scholar model, which emphasizes the creation and dissemination of knowledge in equal measure. This fellowship, which may last up to two years, is designed to promote diversity and support stellar scholars who are committed to research, teaching and service. This term, the fellowship is seeking individuals with research/creative activity and pedagogical experience in Black Studies (African American literatures, Africana literatures, and/or Cultural Rhetorics).

Starting salary begins at approximately $50,000, depending on the field of study and level of experience, plus a generous benefits package including access to medical, vision, dental, and life insurance. This award also includes up to $5,000 for research‐related and program travel expenses and up to $2,000 for moving expenses. Each award is for 12 months and may be renewable for only one additional year upon demonstration of academic productivity. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2020 and the position will begin Fall 2020. To apply, go to:

The Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow has the unique opportunity to receive:
• Mentorship from a senior professor and college leadership
• Training and development in the areas of research and pedagogy
• Professional development preparing the fellow for a full-time faculty position at an academic institution
• Networking and connection-building with University administration
• Opportunities to engage and participate as an active member of the TCU community

A highly selective teaching and research university with 10,000 students, TCU is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational institution committed to academic freedom located in Fort Worth, Texas, the 16th largest city in the United States and part of the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan area. TCU has been recognized for eight consecutive years as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.