Archive for the 'December 2012' Category

Georgetown University Jamal Daniel Post-Doctoral Fellowships for the Study of the Levant

Deadline: 15 December Duration: 1 year Notes: Supports research “on the greater Levantine region - defined as Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Turkey – in the study of the history, culture, society, religion, and current political context of the region”; “must have completed [the] doctoral degree between January 1, 2011 and August 31, 2013″ […]

Wellesley Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Japanese Literature

Length: 2 years Deadline: December 15, 2012 Comments: Candidates must have received a PhD between July 1, 2009 and July 1, 2013; “Preference given to candidates in late Edo, Meiji and/or Taisho periods, with a focus on gender/queer studies, colonialism, visuality, ethnography, media or translation studies. Competence in another East Asian literature is desirable” URL: https://career.wellesley.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=139440

Cal-Tech Post-doctoral Instructor in Western Art History

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: “Postdoctoral instructors are expected to teach three ten-week undergraduate courses per year (quarter system) while at Caltech”; appointment contingent on completion of PhD. URL: http://www.hss.caltech.edu/jobs/pdiarthist 

Kennan Institute Title VIII – Supported Short-term Grants

Length: up to one month Deadline: rolling deadline ( March 1, 2012,  June 1, 2012, September 1, 2012, December 1, 2012) Comments: for scholars whose research in the humanities or social sciences focuses on the former Soviet Union excluding the Baltic states “who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized […]

Kennan Institute Title VIII Research Scholarships

Length: three to nine months Deadline: December 17, 2012 Comments: for doctoral students who will have completed dissertation before taking residence at Kennan Institute, scholars in early career stages (before tenure), or whose careers have been interrupted; “Those proposals related to regional Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Central Asia, the Caucasus and contemporary issues are particularly welcome.” […]

Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Programme Co-ordinator

Length: 3 years Deadline: December 13, 2012 URL: http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/jobs/view/42 Comments: areas of research include Law, Politics and International Relations, or Philosophy; applicant must have completed a PhD in one of these areas; “The Oxford Martin School Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations is a research programme which focuses on the question of whether human rights […]

Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Length: 2 years Deadline: December 13, 2012 URL: http://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/jobs/view/43 Comments: Research positions available in the areas of Law, Politics and International Relations, or Philosophy.

Zuckerman Prize in American Studies

Deadline: December 15, 2012 “The Zuckerman prize offers $2,000 for the best dissertation connecting American history (in any period) with literature and/or art.” Eligibility: Only unpublished dissertations formally accepted between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2012 qualify for the prize. URL: http://www.mceas.org/zuckerman.shtml

Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought

Deadline: December 4, 2012. Length: one year Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their doctoral dissertations by July 1, 2013 on a topic related to Jewish philosophy, political theory, or religious thought. Comments: Fellows will reside at the University of Toronto in 2013-2014, where they will continue their research, deliver a public lecture, teach one course in each of […]

Anne Tanenbaum Postdoctoral Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Deadline: December 4, 2012. Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their doctoral dissertations by July 1, 2013 on a topic  related to the history, culture, literature or thought of the Jewish people. Comments: Fellows will reside in 2013-14 at the University of Toronto, continue their research, deliver a public lecture, teach one course in each of two […]