Boston University, American & New England Studies Program

Fellowship ID:BU-AMNES-PDOCFEL [#23423]
Fellowship Title: Abbott Lowell Cummings Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Material Culture
Fellowship Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: American Studies
Appl Deadline:2023/01/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/24, finished 2023/07/15, listed until 2023/04/24)

*** this fellowship has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The American & New England Studies Program at Boston University seeks a recent Ph.D. in American Studies (preferred), or related interdisciplinary preparation, for the Abbott Lowell Cummings Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Material Culture beginning in the fall semester 2023. This fellowship is a two-year appointment for a scholar with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The position involves half-time teaching and half-time research and writing. Each year the Cummings Fellow will teach one undergraduate introductory course in American material culture and one upper-level seminar on a related topic. The fellowship includes support for travel to conferences and sources.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi for an introductory course in American material culture, and a brief statement of research interest to We believe that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty is vitally important to the excellence of our academic programs, and we encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity and inclusiveness of our teaching, research, and learning.  Applications will be accepted until January 13, 2023. Please address any questions to Professor William Moore, chair of the Cummings Fellowship search committee (

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Boston University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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226 Bay State Road, Room 106
Boston, MA 02215