Archive for the 'Mellon Postdoc' Category

UCLA Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities

Deadline: December 3, 2012 Length: one year, renewable for a second Comments: Must have earned PhD between January 2008 and June 2013; theme for this year is “Cultures in Transnational Perspective” URL: “Designed to explore the emerging field of Transnational Studies, the aim of the Mellon Program at UCLA is to broaden the study of minority […]

Wisconsin-Madison Center for the Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Program

Deadline: November 20, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: Must not be tenured  and be no more than five years past receiving PhD (must have received degree between August 2008 and August 2013); theme for 2013-2015 applicants is “Democracy.” URL:

Penn Humanities Forum Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: October 15, 2012 (annual deadline) Length: one year Comments: Must have received Ph.D. between December 2004 and December 2012; theme for 2013-14 is Violence. URL:  

Wellesley College Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Arabic

Deadline: October 15, 2011 Length: 2 years Comments: “The fellow will teach two courses in Arabic language per year and contribute to the Program’s cultural activities, while continuing to conduct research in his/her field of scholarship”; must have received PhD in Arabic language, literature or a related field within the 5 years preceding the appointment URL:

Metropolitan Museum of Art Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship

Deadline: October 15 Length: 2 years Comments: Applicants must have received doctoral degree between September 1, 2009and September 1, 2014; must hold doctoral degree in art history or archaeology in a field related to one of the following: European Paintings and Modern and Contemporary Art; European Sculpture and Decorative Arts; Islamic Art; Musical Instruments; Italian […]

Cornell University Doctoral/Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowships

Deadline: November 1 Length: 2 or 3 years Comments: “Eligible applicants might be from underrepresented groups, have faced economic hardship, be first-generation college graduates, or work on topics related to these areas. This list is not meant to be exhaustive”; “Applicants who expect to complete their Ph.D.’s in 2012-13 are eligible for three-year fellowships….Those who […]

University of Illinois Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

Deadline: October 28 Length: Two years Comments: “applicants must have received their Ph.D. in a humanities discipline between January 1, 2009 and August 31, 2013”; “open to scholars in all humanities disciplines”, but seeking applicants working in “one of the following broad subject areas: Race and Diaspora studies; History of Science/Technology; Empire and Colonial Studies; Memory […]

University of Wisconsin Center for the Humanities Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: November 1 Length: 2 years Comments: Theme for current application cycle is “Religion and Secularism”; applicants must have received degree between August 2009 and August 2014; if PhD has not been awarded by the application deadline, a letter from the home institution corroborating the degree award schedule must be included with the application URL:

NYU Fine Arts Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013-2015

Deadline: November 1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: “The fellowship is held in conjunction with the IFA/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation review of research and teaching in the fields of art history, archaeology and conservation”; “Applicants for 2013– 2015 must have received the PhD degree between October 1, 2007, and October 1, 2012” URL:

Penn Humanities Forum Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, 2013-14

Deadline: October 15, 2012 Length: 1 year Comments: Theme is “Violence”; must “receive…Ph.D. between December 2004 and December 2012” URL: