Archive for the 'Mellon Postdoc' Category

Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: 7 October 2013 Duration: One year, renewable for up to two additional years Comments: Must have received PhD between 1 January 2012 and 1 July 2014; fellows are appointed as lecturers in appropriate departments at Columbia University and as Postdoctoral Research Fellows; fellows teach one course per semester in the first year, one course […]

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:

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 […]

Huntington Library Mellon Fellowship

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

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-graduate Fellowship: “Cultures of Conservation” at the Bard Graduate Center

Length: 2 years Deadline: January 5th, 2013  for 2013-15 URL: Notes: “The Bard Graduate Center invites applications for one two-year post-graduate fellowship  “designed to help bridge the gap between objects as studied by conservators and objects as studied by academics in the human sciences (Art History, History, Archaeology, Anthropology);” will be awarded to a scholar […]

CRASSH Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Deadline: March 1 for 2013-15 Duration: two years Comments: Based at Cambridge’s Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities; program “is aimed at researchers working in any field of the arts, social sciences or humanities”; applicants “must have been awarded a PhD by the application deadline (1 March 2013) and should normally have been […]

Rutgers Women’s and Gender Studies Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 6 Length: two years Comments: Offered in collaboration with the Rutgers Institute for Research on Women; applicants in all research areas welcome, but of particular interest are: “U.S. Latina and Latin American Feminism, Asian American Feminist Studies, and African Feminism, especially…critical sexualities”; must have received Ph.D. no later than August 31, 2007; must […]

College of William & Mary Mellon Faculty Fellowship in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Deadline: review begins January 6 Length: two years Comments: Applicant should have research and teaching focus on the Middle East and/or Indian Ocean”; must have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment URL:

College of William & Mary Mellon Faculty Fellow in Africana Studies

Deadline: review begins November 14, 2011 Length: two years Comments: “Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary major that focuses on Africa and its Diaspora”; applicants should have “a demonstrated interest in blending undergraduate teaching with research in Africana Studies”; must have Ph.D. by time of appointment URL:

MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 15, 2013 Length: 2 years Comments: Must have received PhD between July 1, 2010 and July 1, 2013; “especially intended for scholars who work in more than one specialty within the humanities, or bridging from the humanities with other disciplines” URL: