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June 11, 2007

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2008-2009 Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

Five Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities are available for the 2008-2009 academic year from the Penn Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania for untenured junior scholars who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate.

The programs of the Penn Humanities Forum are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. The Forum has set CHANGE as the topic for the 2008-2009 academic year. Research proposals on this topic are invited from a variety of theoretical perspectives in all areas of humanistic study except educational curriculum-building and the performing arts. Candidates from all humanistic disciplines are eligible, as well as those in allied areas such as Anthropology and History of Science.

Fellows teach one undergraduate course each of two terms in addition to conducting research. Stipend: $42,000 plus health insurance. The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet eligibility criteria.

Full fellowship guidelines, topic description, and downloadable application are available online only: http://www.phf.upenn.edu

Posted by idareyou at June 11, 2007 04:35 PM