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October 02, 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Manoogian Fellowships in Armenian Studies, U of Michigan

Deadline: February 1, 2013

The Armenian Studies Program (ASP) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is pleased to announce the 2013-14 competition for the Manoogian Simone Foundation (MSF) Fellowships for Postdoctoral Scholars, Visiting Scholars, and Predoctoral Students to foster teaching and research in Armenian Studies.

The purpose of the post-doctoral fellowships is to offer research and teaching opportunities to candidates who have been awarded Ph.D.s during the past three years, or advanced PhD students who will complete their PhD by the time they arrive at the University of Michigan. Applicants must have the PhD degree on hand before the start of their potential tenure as a fellow in order to qualify.

Post-doctoral fellows will be asked to participate in ASP sponsored events, to present two public lectures, and to teach one course per semester or one course per year. Post-doctoral fellowships may be awarded for one academic semester or one academic year to recent graduates whose dissertations are closely related to Armenian studies. The scope and number of fellowships awarded is contingent upon the availability of funds.

Application materials should include;
1. Current CV
2. Copy of dissertation in hard copy, digital or electronic form. If dissertation is not complete at the time of the application, applicant should forward completed parts with a detailed outline of the rest of the work. If dissertation is not in English, please provide a chapter in translation and other writing samples in English.
3. Statement regarding proposed research during tenure as Fellow (maximum 2 pages)
4. Description of two possible courses the applicant proposes to teach (maximum 1 page per course)
5. Three letters of recommendation

All Applications must be received by February 1, 2013. Applicants will be notified in early March.

Posted by sarayu at October 2, 2012 10:49 AM