Pittsburgh, PA: PT Project Scholar – Intersection of Race and Disability Project, Western PA Disability History Action Consortium

Job Opening Title:
Project Scholar – Intersection of Race and Disability Project

Name of Employer:
Western PA Disability History and Action Consortium

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Pittsburgh, PA

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:

Years of experience required:

Salary Range:
hourly — $50-$60, depending on experience

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium (www.wpdhac.org) is seeking candidates – historian, archivist, or graduate-level scholar – for a project to research and write five stories concerning the history of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPoC) with disabilities in Western Pennsylvania.
BIPoC candidates and candidates with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply for this independent contractor position.
• Time Frame: April 30 – December 31, 2023
• Time Commitment: Approximately 12-15 hours per month
• Hourly rate: $50-60 per hour, depending on experience
Project Tasks:

• Research, interview, document and write five histories of Western Pennsylvanians with disabilities who are people of color.
• Keep detailed records of entire writing process, including citations and references.


• Strong writing skills
• History research experience
• Oral history experience
• Public history experience
• Scholarly writing experience
• Experience working with archives a plus
• Experience with disability history a plus.

To Apply:

Email letter of interest and resume/CV to Cindy Leonard, Project Director, Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium, info@wpdhac.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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