Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

The Johns Hopkins University in Maryland

Deadline November 13, 2014
Date Posted August 25, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary 58995-58995
Employment Type Full-time

The Johns Hopkins University

Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

announces the


Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for 2015-2016

 Religious Culture: Christianity, Judaism and Islam


            The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for three fellows, who will be appointed to one year term, renewable for a second beginning July 1, 2015. 


            Each fellowship carries a departmental affiliation and the responsibility of teaching one course per semester.  In addition, Fellows are expected to participate in the monthly Mellon Seminar and to present their work to the seminar at least once over the course of their two-year appointment. The initial stipend is $58,995, with an additional $2,000 available for research and travel expenses.  Health insurance and a one-time moving allowance of $2,500 are also provided.  Appointments are for one year, renewable for a second year.


            Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. in one of the following fields:  History, English, History of Art, Musicology, Classics, Anthropology, German and Romance Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, History of Science and Technology, Near Eastern Studies. You may not have received your PhD any earlier than June 30, 2010 and no later than June 30, 2015.

            Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Acting/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit for more information.

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