Research Associate/World History - Full-Time The University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA

Title Research Associate/world History - Full-time
Date 2020
Company The University of Pittsburgh
City Pittsburgh, PA

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Research Associate/World HistoryFull-Time

World History CenterPennsylvania-Pittsburgh(20001958)
The Dietrich School Social Science Division is hiring an individual with advanced training in world history or a related field to serve as Research Coordinator for the World History Center (WHC). Under the direction of the Director and Associate Director of the WHC, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for managing large-scale interdisciplinary initiatives in research and publication, as well as educational outreach and public-facing events.
Key responsibilities will include: identifying opportunities for external funding, assisting with the grant writing process and managing existing external and internal grants; coordinating several editorial review and publication processes for articles, data, and curricula; supporting web, print, and social media communication for the WHC; setting agendas and directing communication for events of various sizes and diverse audiences; managing communication with national and international partners in world history; overseeing professional activities associated with K-12 teacher outreach, and engaging in world historical research in collaboration with the director and associate director.
Outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills are required. Experience with scholarly editing and grant writing are essential. Skill in Python, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and expertise in web publication platforms such as Drupal and library digital publication systems such as Pitt D-Scholarship are also highly desirable. The successful candidate must have advanced training in world history or a related field.

Ph.D. preferred, may substitute for fewer years of relevant experience. Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in research, writing and editorial work in the humanities or social sciences.

Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular

Minimum Education Level Required: Master’s

Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years’ experience

Work Schedule: M-F 9-5 with some flexibility and some evening and weekend hours expected

Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, Names of three references with contact information.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Please send all application materials to: Cynthia Graf cmg134[at]
Names of 3 references with contact information is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular Campus Pittsburgh Required Attachments Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)

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