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2 Postdoctoral Fellowships, UCLA, Deadline November 1, 2023

Published October 16, 2023

UCLA Postdoctoral Fellowships – “Race in the Global Past through Native Lenses”

Time Frame: 2 Years; Starts July 1, 2024

Full Time

Focus: Issues of Race and Racialization in Indigenous Contexts

Location: University of California

Deadline: November 1, 2023

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The UCLA CMRS Center for Early Global Studies and UCLA American Indian Studies Center in partnership with the Mellon Foundation are pleased to announce two postdoctoral fellow positions for a recent Ph.D. whose work focuses on issues of race and racialization in Indigenous contexts during the “pre-colonial/early colonial” period.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment
  • Research agenda that aligns with the “Race in the Global Past through Native Lenses” project themes and premodern focus
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cohorts composed of Native American and Indigenous community scholars-in-residence, UCLA faculty and students, and Museum and other Cal-NAGPRA staff
  • We welcome early-career scholars with a strong commitment to working in Indigenous communities, with a special focus on candidates who are interested in working with contemporary California Native peoples around issues of ancestral knowledge and histories of racialization.


The UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows Program stipulates the support of a UC faculty mentor. For all inquiries prior to applying, please contact both Prof. Shannon Speed,, and Prof. Zrinka  Stahuljak,