New Orleans, LA
May 31, 2024

Jesuit Social Research Institute: Postdoctoral Fellow

JSRI will collaborate with Loyola University New Orleans’ Department of History and the J. Edgar and Louise Monroe Library staff to support and supervise a postdoctoral fellow for a two-year period. In addition to pursuing their own research agenda, the postdoctoral fellow will work to catalog the locations and descriptions of primary source materials related to the history of incarceration in Louisiana, ultimately creating a digital resource for humanities instructors to access and use these materials in prison classrooms across Louisiana.

Examples of Duties

  • The Jesuit Social Research Institute and the Department of History are seeking applicants for a post-doctoral position in the fields of African American History and Mass Incarceration.
  • Successful applicants must be able to teach courses on Mass Incarceration in the United States as well as survey sections of African American history.

Typical Qualifications

  • Candidates should have a PhD in history by August 1, 2024.
  • Archival and digital humanities skills are preferred.
  • Formerly incarcerated people are highly encouraged to apply.
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