The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the History Department of Virginia Tech invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral associate position in the history of the American Civil War era that will begin in July 2018. The successful applicant will benefit from professional mentoring, the opportunity to gain experience with academic and public outreach activities, and access to the extensive Civil War era holdings of Virginia Tech’s Special Collections (http://spec.lib.vt.edu/).
Responsibilities include making significant progress on a book manuscript; teaching one course in Virginia Tech’s History Department; organizing, in conjunction with the Center Director, an academic conference or an outreach project such as a website or K-12 educational program; and contributing to the research and public outreach programs of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
Salary of $48,000 plus benefits. Additional information about the position is available at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83071. Review of applications will begin February 28, 2018. Questions may be directed to Dr. Paul Quigley, Director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org; 540/231-9090). Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.