Archive for the 'Language' Category

Fulbright Scholar Program

Length: 2 to 12 months for Core Awards; 2 weeks for German Studies Seminar and Higher Education Administrator Programs abroad. Deadline: August 1, 2013 Comments:  Must be U.S. citizen; “Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the field) as appropriate” typically required;  candidates outside academe (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing […]

University of Aberdeen Hay of Seaton Fellowship in Rabbinic Culture and Hebrew Language

Deadline: May 9 Length: one year Comments: Applicant must “have in hand, or be very near the completion of, a PhD in a relevant discipline concentrated upon the study of the texts, traditions and traditional languages of Judaism”; position reference number 1245806 URL: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?owner=5042238&ownertype=fair

Max Planck Institute for the Institute of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship in Classics

Deadline: April 24 Length: one year, renewable Comments: “for a scholar in classics with a specialization in Early Modern Latin”; “awarded in conjunction with the research project, ‘The Writing of Deaf- Muteness and the Construction of Norms.’” URL: http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/news/jobs.html

Indiana University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Second Language Studies

Deadline: March 15 Duration: 2 years Comments: Applicants should have “research programs on any aspect of learner language development (including revitalization contexts and untutored environments)”; must have earned PhD between January 1, 2010 and July 31, 2012 URL: http://www.indiana.edu/~dsls/publications/PostdocSLS.pdf

U.S. Department of State Intensive Summer Language Institutes

Deadline: February 11, 2013 Duration: 6 weeks Comments: Program to spend 6 weeks in Changchun, China studying “intermediate and advanced-level chinese”; “only for non-native speakers of the target languages”; “program is open to current K-12 teachers and community college instructors of  Mandarin Chinese, as well as to students enrolled in education programs who intend to […]

Wellesley College Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Arabic

Deadline: October 15, 2011 Length: 2 years Comments: “The fellow will teach two courses in Arabic language per year and contribute to the Program’s cultural activities, while continuing to conduct research in his/her field of scholarship”; must have received PhD in Arabic language, literature or a related field within the 5 years preceding the appointment URL: http://mideast.unc.edu/2011/08/31/wellesley-college-mellon-post-doctoral-fellowship-in-arabic-studies/

American Philological Association Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: November 14, 2012 Length: 1 year Comments: Fellowship “will enable an American scholar to participate in the work of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae Institute in Munich” ; “Applicants must (i) be United States citizens or permanent residents and (ii) already have the Ph.D. or anticipate the award of the degree by July 1, 2012″ […]

SRAS Research Abroad Grants Russia and Central Asia

Deadline: May 15 Length: “Grants are good for up to one year after they are awarded” Comments: For research in Russia and Central Asia; must be enrolled in required RSL, FSA, or DE program URL: http://www.sras.org/research_grants_russia

Center for Arabic Study Abroad Fellowship Programs

Deadline: January 4, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: For intermediate and advanced Arabic study in Cairo and Damascus; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/casa/programs/

Wellesley College Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship – French

Length: 2 years Deadline: November 2, 2012 Comments: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in 19th-century French literature and culture received no earlier than 2010-11, and no later than July 1, 2013;  should “present a record of demonstrated excellence in language teaching and innovative approaches to classroom technology”; and “should be prepared to teach one course per […]