Mellon Dance Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships in USA, 2014/15

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Mellon Dance Studies Project offers postdoctoral fellowships for international students in USA. Applicants from all fields in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that border dance studies can apply. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the project will appoint fellows in dance studies at Brown University, Northwestern University and Stanford University. Fellows will attend intensive week-long seminars, held the summer before and after the fellowship year, devoted to strategies for interdisciplinary research and teaching. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD no later than July 15, 2014 and no earlier than July 15, 2011. Deadline for applications is December 15, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided in the field of dance studies.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Mellon Dance Studies
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: International applicants are welcome, as are applicants from PhDs in all fields in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that border dance studies.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International fellows can apply for these fellowships.

Scholarship Description: A consortium of three research universities—Brown, Northwestern, and Stanford—seeks to appoint Mellon Dance Studies Postdoctoral FellowsMellon Postdoctoral Fellows in Dance Studies for the academic year 2014-15. Fellows will be associated with humanities centers on each campus and will teach two undergraduate courses. In addition, fellows will attend intensive week-long seminars, held the summer before and after the fellowship year, devoted to strategies for interdisciplinary research and teaching. International applicants are welcome, as are applicants from Ph.D.s in all fields in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that border dance studies.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Fellowships are offered for for one year renewable for a second year.

What does it cover? Fellows will attend intensive week-long seminars, held the summer before and after the fellowship year, devoted to strategies for interdisciplinary research and teaching.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or electronically. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, a sample syllabus for an introductory course in dance studies and three letters of recommendation.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline for applications is December 15, 2013.

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