Archive for the '2012 Deadlines' 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” […]

George Washington U Inst. for Middle East Studies Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Deadline: 30 November Duration: 1 year Notes: “may come from any academic discipline, as long as their primary substantive specialization is in the Middle East/North Africa (to include Iran and Turkey)”; “should receive their Ph.D. on or before September 1 of the fellowship year

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:

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: 

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: 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: Comments: Research positions available in the areas of Law, Politics and International Relations, or Philosophy.

ARIT Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Turkey

Length: up to one year Deadline: November 1, 2012 URL: Comments: “Scholars and advanced graduate students engaged in research on ancient, medieval, or modern times in Turkey, in any field of the humanities and social sciences, are eligible to apply.  Student applicants must have fulfilled all requirements for the doctorate except the dissertation by June […]

Huntington Library Dana and David Dornslife Fellowship

Length: 9-12 months Deadline: November 30, 2012 URL: Comments: Applicants must have received PhD by June 2012; “must be pursuing scholarship in a field appropriate to the Huntington’s collections.”