Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Program

Deadline: June 3, 2013
Length: typically 6-12 months, up to maximum of 18 months
Comments: these fellowships enable doctoral students enrolled in modern foreign language and area studies at U.S. institutions to conduct dissertation research overseas; must be citizen, national or permanent resident of U.S.

URL: www.G5.gov, scroll down to e-Application packages; for more information, see http://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsddrap/applicant.html

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at Dickinson College

Length: 1 year, with possible renewal for 1 more year
Deadline: posted 3/15/13, open until filled
Comments: “The Fellow must normally have received the PhD by July 1, 2013, and within the last three years, and not have held a tenure-track position. Candidates should be conducting research that requires demonstrated expertise in the use of Digital Humanities in their scholarly field.”
URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1366043015593 

Pozen Graduate Research Fellowships from University of Chicago Human Rights Program

Deadline: May 13, 2013
Length: Award for research to be carried out at some point during the next five academic quarters from June 10, 2013 to September 28, 2014.
Comments: Doctoral students may be in any year of their program; six $5000 fellowships will be awarded, and can be used for travel or or other expenses related to research projects such as books, software, copying costs, temporary lodging, costs of recording devices or cameras, etc.; proposals should be for projects that can be carried out at some point during the next 5 quarters – between June 10, 2013 and September 28, 2014 ; funds can be used to support travel or other expenses related to research projects such as books, software, copying costs, temporary lodging, costs of recording devices or cameras, etc.; proposals related to faculty-directed human rights projects (The Crisis of Humanitarianism; Health & Human Rights; Human Rights at Home; and Rights and Duties) are particularly encouraged.

URL: http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/awards.shtml

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

ACLS Public Fellows Program

Length: 2 years
Deadline: March 27, 2013
Comments: “The program will place 20 recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector”; “Prospective applicants should read through all the positions listed below and be ready to choose one when beginning the online application process”; applicants must have received PhD between January 2010 and deadline (March 27, 2013); must not have applied to any other ACLS fellowship programs in the 2012-13 application year;  applications accepted only through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (ofa.acls.org).
URL: http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellows/

UCLA Visiting Fellows in History of the Material Text

Length: 2 years
Deadline: February 1, 2013
Comments: Two Postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies; to be housed in the Departments of History and English, respectively;  for “scholars of early modern studies (16th through 18th centuries), broadly defined, whose expertise includes but is not limited to book history, history of the material text, and history of print cultures in Europe and beyond”; “Applicants should have received their doctorates in the last six years (no earlier than July 1, 2007 and no later than September 30, 2013).”
URL: http://www.c1718cs.ucla.edu/content/postdoc-sup.htm

2013-2015 Harvard Post-doctoral Fellowship in East Asian Digital Humanities

Deadline: February 15, 2013
Length: two years
Comments: “for a recent Ph.D. in any field of East Asian studies, with extensive expertise in the digital humanities or qualitative digital data management in the social sciences. The fellow will be expected to assist faculty, students, and research affiliates, as described below, and assist specific digital projects, including the Digital Archive of Japan’s 2011 disasters (www.jdarchive.org).”
URL: http://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/fellowships/postdoctoral.php

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: applications accepted between November 12, 2012 and January 21, 2013
Length: 1  year
Comments: open to candidates who wish to spend time in the UK carrying out archival research for their dissertations; “Fellowships will last for one year and will run concurrently with the academic year, i.e. from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014″
URL: http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/junior

Institute of Historical Research Mellon Pre-Dissertation Fellowships

Deadline: application period from November 12, 2012- January 21, 2013
Length: 1 year; “Fellowships will last for one year and will run concurrently with the academic year, i.e. from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014″
Comments: “offered to candidates who wish to spend time in the UK for preliminary examinations of primary sources and archival material in order to draw up and refine a dissertation proposal”
URL: http://www.history.ac.uk/fellowships/junior 

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