[URBANTH-L]FUNDING: Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
Tue Oct 2 13:22:19 EDT 2007

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
Location:Texas, United States

Fellowship Deadline: December 10, 2007

The Humanities Research Center at Rice University will award up to three 
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships for two-year appointments 
beginning July 1, 2008. Fellows will receive a stipend of $40,000 per year, 
as well as an allowance for research and relocation. Fellows will teach two 
courses per academic year, and will be expected to make significant progress 
in their research.

The fellows will play an active role in the intellectual life of the center. 
Applicants should describe how their research project would contribute to 
the intellectual focus of one or more of the HRC's workshops (such as the 
African Studies Workshop, Cultural Studies of Science and Technology, Early 
Modern Reading Group, Global Hispanism Workshop, History of Philosophy 
Workshop, Judaic Studies Workshop, and Medieval Studies Workshop) or to 
interdisciplinary Humanities initiatives (such as the Americas Colloquium or 
Medical Humanities communities). For details on workshops and this 
fellowship application, please visit the HRC's website.

Applicants are eligible to apply from all humanities disciplines including, 
but not limited to: history, philosophy, languages, literature, linguistics, 
religious studies, art history and the arts. Proposals employing humanistic 
approaches are welcome from the social sciences, natural sciences, music, 
architecture, and engineering. Eligible applicants have received a PhD in 
2005 or later, or will have received the degree by July 1, 2008. Fellowship 
recipients cannot have accepted or currently hold a tenure-track position.

Postmark deadline: December 10, 2007. Applicants will be notified of 
fellowship decisions in February 2008.
Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. 
Employment eligibility verifications requested upon hire.

Hank Hancock
Humanities Research Center MS 620
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892
Houston TX 77251-1892
Phone: (713)348-2770
Fax: (713)348-2729
Email: hrc at rice.edu
Visit the website at http://hrc.rice.edu 

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