The Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of public history and the built environment within the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation. The fellow will be expected to teach two courses during the academic year of August 2021 to May 2022 and through their research contribute to scholarship and public programming at the school. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach in the subject areas of American architectural history and theories and methods of public history (especially as related to historic preservation and the construction of heritage).
The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who have received their PhD up to three years prior to August 2021. We encourage applications from candidates who: are interested in advancing questions in public history at the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, indigenousness, sexuality, and economic inequality; are applying innovative methods in their teaching, research and scholarship; have demonstrated scholarly and/or professional engagement with the historic preservation field.