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UMCP: President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Department of History at the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) invites
applications for the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP). We seek an
active scholar with the potential to conduct cutting-edge research and innovative
teaching interests in the area(s) listed below that are the top hiring priorities of the

● Global Middle Ages, with a preference for specialists in the period before 1100CE
● Modern France & the World (19th and 20th centuries)
● Modern Germany & the World (19th and 20th centuries)
● Early Modern Islamicate Societies / Muslim Empires
● Latinx history
● Modern Brazil (19th and 20th centuries)
● History of Technology outside North America or Europe, any period after 1000 CE

The purpose of the PPFP Program is to support promising scholars who are committed
to diversity in academia. We particularly encourage applications from members of
groups historically underrepresented in the professoriate. Upon successful completion of
the PPFP Program and review, the Fellowship may convert to a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position.

Apply: Applications for PPFP must be submitted via the online application portal by November 1, but interested candidates should submit the following documents to the Department Coordinator Gail Russell at not later than October 1 so that the Department can identify a suitable mentor for them:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Proposed Research Plan (2-3 pages)
4. Personal Statement that details your demonstrated commitment to diversity efforts
and the mission of UMCP, and why you should be selected for this opportunity (1-3
5. Teaching Statement (1-2 pages)

For more information please contact Gail Russell at

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