Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants at Cornell University Society for Humanities in USA, 2016/18

Cornell University Society for the Humanities is offering two postdoctoral fellowships for international applicants for 2016/18 academic year. These are postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities for the two-year period beginning July 2014. Each fellowship offers a stipend of $45,000/year. Fellowships are available within two departments i.e. Department of German Studies and Department of Near Eastern Studies. Applicants who will have received the Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2016 are eligible to apply. Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins.

Study Subject(s): The Fellowships are awarded in the humanities. These fellowships are awarded within following two departments: Department of German Studies: Areas of specialization: Media Studies with expertise in at least one of the following sub fields: Media Theory, Digital Media, Moving-Image Media, and Visual Studies and Department of Near Eastern Studies: Possible areas of interest include: environmental humanities, gender and sexuality studies, media studies, digital humanities, materiality; and diaspora and migration studies.
Course Level: These are postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships awarded for two years.
Scholarship Provider: Cornell University Society for the Humanities
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2016/17-2017/18 academic years must have received the Ph.D. degree after September 2010. Mellon Fellowships are no longer restricted to citizens of the US and Canada. International applicants are welcome to apply. Applicants who will have received the Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2016 are eligible to apply. Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins.

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

Scholarship Description: Mellon Postdoctoral fellowshipThe Society for the Humanities will sponsor two postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities, each awarded for the two-year period beginning July 2016. Each fellowship offers a stipend of $45,000/year. While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and joint appointments with the Society for the Humanities, have limited teaching duties, and the opportunity for scholarly work. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in two areas of specialization.

Number of award(s): Two postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships are awarded.

Duration of award(s): Each fellowship is awarded for the two-year period beginning July 2016.

What does it cover? Each fellowship offers a stipend of $45,000/year. While in residence at Cornell, Mellon Fellows hold department affiliations and joint appointments with the Society for the Humanities, have limited teaching duties, and the opportunity for scholarly work.

How to Apply: Application Materials Required: Submit the following items online at this website:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Writing Sample
-Two Course proposals
-Detailed statement of research interests
-Cover page
-Two Sample Syllabi
-Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
-And anything else requested in the position description.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: Department of German Studies: Applications are due by December 15, 2015. Department of Near Eastern Studies: Applications are due by November 1, 2015.

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