Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2011-2013, Deadline November 30

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Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences 2011-2013 –

The University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for four two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.  Fellows will teach one course per term.  Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. within two years prior to the time they begin their fellowship at Penn (August, 2009 or later) $48,000 stipend.  Application deadline:  November 30, 2010.  We are especially seeking fellows in Music Theory, Art History (with particular emphasis in Renaissance and/or Baroque), History (specializing in 19th-20th century U.S. International history, or environmental history in any place or time), East Asian Studies (specializing in East Asian religion or East Asian popular culture), and South Asian Studies.

For guidelines and application, see the School of Arts and Sciences website:, or write:

Office of the Dean
School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
1 College Hall, Room 116
Philadelphia, PA  19104-6377

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Lecturer in Russian Language, Literature and Culture, University of Pennsylvania

Lecturer in Russian Language, Literature and Culture

University of Pennsylvania
Slavic Languages and Literatures,
Williams Hall,
University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305.

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites applications for a one-year Lecturer position for 2010-2011 (subject to funding). This position will be responsible to teach five courses per year in Russian language, including a content-based class in Russian literature and culture. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching Russian language at all levels, native or near-native Russian and English, and a Ph.D. in Russian
Language or Literature (ABDs will be considered). Applicants should apply
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and submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who will provide a recommendation letter. Review of applications will begin June 1, but we will accept applications until the position is filled.

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