The Graduate Center is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation’s largest urban public university. The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC) was founded to address both the African and the black presence in the Americas through scholarly research and public programs. IRADAC’s mission is to foster understanding and critical interpretation of the history, development, conditions, status and cultures of the diverse peoples of African Diaspora.


The Graduate Center seeks three Research Associates to support the development of early career scholars from diverse backgrounds (with particular attention to historically underrepresented groups in the academy) who show promise as innovative scholars in the field of Africana Studies. The incumbents will participate in activities related to IRADAC and to the Ph.D. program of his/her own discipline. They will engage in their own original research and scholarship and will publish the results of their research. They will present the research to scholars and the public thus furthering the mission of IRADAC as it pertains to the African Diaspora.


Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability.


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