[URBANTH-L]FUNDING: Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
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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.
Humanities Research Center MS 620
P.O. Box 1892
Houston TX 77251-1892
Email: hrc at rice.edu
Visit the website at http://hrc.rice.edu
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