Archive for the 'November 2012' Category

University of South Carolina Southern Studies Research Assistant Professorship

Deadline: November 15, 2012 Length: 5 years beginning in 2013-14,  renewable for additional 5 year periods URL: Comments: “Applicants should have a recently acquired Ph.D. in any discipline of Southern Studies, including, but not limited to, anthropology, environmental studies, geography, history, literature, material culture and sociology”; must begin residence by August 15, 203; must teach […]

The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley (Postdoctoral) Research Fellowship

Deadline: November 14 – next competition will be in 2013-14; details as yet unconfirmed Length: Up to 3 years Comments: Open to “Anyone receiving a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Division of the Humanities, Division of the Social Sciences or the Divinity School”; eligible graduation dates TBA Attachment: Donnelley (Postdoctoral) Research Fellowship

The University of Chicago Society of Fellows — Harper and Schmidt Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: November 15, 2012, November 23, 2012 for letters of recommendation. Length: 4 years Comments: “open to scholars in all disciplines and areas of specialization who will have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. degree no later than August 31, 2013” URL:

Stanford Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities

Deadline: November 16, 2012 Length: 2 years, with the possibility of a third Comments: Areas for 2013-14 Competition (for fellowships beginning Fall 2013): Comparative Literature, French and Italian, Germanic Studies, Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures; fellows teach two courses per year in one of Stanford’s fifteen humanities departments; fellows […]

Penn Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship

Deadline: November 30, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: Combines research and teaching; “Eligibility is limited to applicants who have received the Ph.D. within two years of the time they would begin their appointment at Penn, that is, no earlier than August, 2011”; “For the class of 2013-2015, we are especially seeking fellows in Africana Studies […]

NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship

Deadline: November 16, 2012 Length: 2 years, possible extension to 3 Comments: Designed to attract students and early-stage scholars “from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence”; open to “Individuals who have completed their dissertation within the last three […]

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 […]

Duke University Thompson Writing Program Lecturing Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2012 Length: 3 years, renewable for 2 more Comments: “We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in any field and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching”; 5 writing courses per year with opportunity for professional development URL:

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: November 5, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: For work in “any area of early American studies”; must have met all requirements for the doctorate before commencing the fellowship; “Foreign nationals must have been in continuous residence in the United States for the three years immediately preceding the date of their application for the fellowship […]

Nicholson Center Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: November 15; April 11 Length: Up to 9 months Comment: For research in the British Isles and/or Ireland; applicants who wish to travel for more than three months must have been admitted to candidacy URL: