Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Wesleyan in Connecticut

Deadline January 13, 2017
Date Posted December 5, 2016
Type Fellowship
Salary 55,000-55,000
Employment Type Full-time

Scholars who have received their Ph.D. degree after June 2013 in any field of inquiry in the humanities or humanistic social sciences – broadly conceived – are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship, made possible through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Wesleyan University.

The purpose of this Fellowship is to provide scholars who have recently completed their Ph.D.’s with free time to further their own work in a cross-disciplinary setting, and to
associate them with a distinguished faculty.

Two Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows will be appointed to the Wesleyan University Center for the Humanities for the academic years, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 will be awarded a stipend of $55,000. He or she will teach a one-semester undergraduate course; participate in the collegial life of the Center for the Humanities, which sponsors conferences, lectures, and colloquia; and give one public lecture. The Fellows will be provided with an office at the Center for the Humanities, and will be expected to work there on weekdays while the university is in session, and to reside in Middletown. 

Please check our website - for the 2017/2018 themes. 

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