Postdoctoral Fellowships

University of Pittsburgh, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences in Pennsylvania

Deadline February 28, 2014
Date Posted December 4, 2013
Type Post-doc
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Pittsburgh Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is offering approximately five postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and social sciences for the academic year 2014-2015. Fellows will teach one course each semester, complete scholarly work, and participate in the academic and intellectual communities of the departments with which they are affiliated and across the Dietrich School.  Within the Dietrich School, rich opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange are available in the Humanities Center, the World History Center and in a number of vibrant multidisciplinary programs.


We invite applications from qualified candidates in the humanities and social sciences who have graduated with the PhD after September 1, 2012 or will defend the PhD by April 1, 2014; there will be no exceptions. As part of the application, applicants who have not defended the PhD at the time of application must include a letter from their dissertation chair with the exact date of the scheduled defense. The selected fellows must graduate with their PhD degree by August 31, 2014. The annual stipend will be $45,000. Fellows may apply for an additional one-year renewal. 


Applications and letters of recommendation must be received by 5 p.m. EST on February 28, 2014.  We expect to announce the awards by April 15, 2014.  For more information, visit


The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. Women, minorities, and international candidates are especially encouraged to apply. 


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