Duke University, History

Position ID:Duke-History-ASSOCINRSCH [#18813, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Areas: History / 20th-century African American History, Latin America
Appl Deadline:2021/06/24 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2021/06/17, listed until 2021/06/24)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of History at Duke University seeks two Associates in Research for a short-term project in summer 2021. Work is expected to begin on 7/1/2021 and be completed by 8/15/2021. The project entails combining elements of research, pedagogy, and outreach to complete an exhibit on Black Lives Matter: Brazil and USA. The exhibit is the third part of a collaborative project comparing and bringing awareness to the Black Lives Matter movements in Brazil and the USA.

We are seeking candidates with command of the Portuguese language; broad knowledge of Afro-Brazilian culture, Brazilian politics, and contemporary anti-racist struggles in both Brazil and the USA; and demonstrated design skills capable of producing a professional-quality installation.

Please submit your CV, cover letter, and a research statement with your application on Academic Jobs Online.

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Further Info:
224 Classroom Building (East Campus)
Box 90719
Durham, NC 27708-0719

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