Archive for the 'December 2012' Category

Ray D. Wolfe Postdoctoral Fellowship

Length: 1 year Deadline: December 4, 2012 Eligibility: Applicants must have completed PhD by July 1, 2013 on a topic related to the history, culture, literature, or thought of Jewish people. Comments: Fellows will reside in 2013-14 at the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, deliver a public lecture, and teach one […]

Cambridge University Homerton College Junior Research Fellowships

Deadline: December 14, 2012 for 2013-14 Length: three years Comments: Applications accepted in Modern and Medieval Languages in the Humanities; must “have completed or be about to complete a PhD”; should be no more than “three years beyond the award of a doctorate.” URL:

University of Richmond John Marshall Visiting Research Fellowship

Deadline: review begins December 1, 2012 and continues until position is filled Length: one year Comments: For “advanced research in political economy as it relates to the theory and practice of statesmanship”; PhD in economics, history, philosophy, or political science required URL:

UIUC Post-Doctoral Research Associate – Latina/Latino Studies

Deadline: December 14, 2012 for 2013-2014 Length: one year Comments: Primary research focus should be U.S. Latinas/Latinos; may be in any discipline; must have PhD in hand or dissertation defended and deposited  prior to August 15, 2013 URL:

Dartmouth University Neukom Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: two to three years Comments: For “recent Ph.D.s whose research interest cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries, but has some computational component”; must have Ph.D. (or expect by September 2013) URL:

NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Visiting Research Scholars

Deadline: December 2, 2012 for 2013-14 Length: one or two years Comments: For work on “the history, archaeology, and culture of the entire Old World from late prehistoric times to the eighth century AD, including Asia and Africa”; one year appointees are “Visiting Research Scholars”; two year appointees are “Visiting Assistant Professors” with teaching requirements; […]

Social Sciences Research Council/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Long-term Fellowship

Deadline: December 1, 2012 (not currently accepting applications) Length: 1-2 years Comments: Must have recieved PhD no earlier than April 1, 2007; apply in cooperation with a Japanese host institution; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident; researchers of Japanese nationality are ineligible URL:

Columbia University Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America Fellowships

Deadline: December 3, 2012 Length: 1-2 semesters Comments: For projects on “any aspect of cultural memory, history, and anthropology; the relationship between contemporary and historical cultures; and the histories of art, music, literature, and philosophy”; applicants should expect to have received their doctorates “no later than the summer after they apply” URL:

Kennan Institute Title VIII Research Scholarships

Deadlines: December 17, 2012 Length: 3-9 months Comments: Grants for those “in the early stages of their academic careers (before tenure) or to scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed”; “doctoral candidates in the process of completing a dissertation may apply (the dissertation must be successfully defended before taking residence at the Kennan Institute)”; “Research proposals […]

NIH Stetten Fellowship in the History of Biomedical Sciences and the Technology of Medicine

Deadline: December 31 Length: renewable to a maximum of 24 months Comments: “Open to historians and any historically-informed field relevant to the study of biomedicine”; must have PhD before taking up appointment URL: