Cornell University, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships

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Deadline   11/15/2015

Description   The Society for the Humanities at Cornell awards 2 postdoc fellowships about 17th and 18th Century Philosophy and Afro-Latin American Studies for 2 years. Fellowships are available in those two areas of specialization at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Fellows have limited teaching duties and the opportunity for scholarly work. 
Award Amount   Stipend of $45,000 per year. 
Disciplines   Humanities. Social Sciences. School of Education and Information Studies. For the Fellowship in 17th and 18th Century Philosophy: 17th and 18th Century Philosophy, with an interdisciplinary connection to Science and Technology Studies, History, Romance Studies, and German Studies. For the Fellowship in Afro-Latin American Studies: contemporary, Afro-Latin American literature and culture, history, or interpretive social sciences, with particular emphasis on popular youth culture, gender and sexuality, and/or comparative, Western hemispheric studies. 
Academic Level   Postdoctoral Scholar.  
Citizenship   No citizenship requirements.  
Requirements   Must have received PhD within the last 5 years or by activation date. Applicants who will have received the PhD degree 3 months before the fellowship start date are eligible. Applicants who do not have the PhD degree in hand at the time of the application must include a letter from the committee chair of department stating that the PhD will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins. CV. A detailed statement of research interests. A writing sample. Course proposals for the courses the Mellon Fellow will teach while in residence at Cornell. 3 letters of recommendation. For the Fellowship in Afro-Latin American Studies: Afro-Latin American experiences in the US will also be considered, especially if they are placed in extensive dialogue with similar experiences or racial formations in the rest of the hemisphere. For the Fellowship in Afro-Latin American Studies: Preference will be give to candidates who can demonstrate a solid grasp of their methodology for both research and teaching. 
Award Type   Fellowship/Grant 
Contact   Cornell University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships Society for the Humanities A.D. White House 27 East Avenue Ithaca, NY 14853-1101 (607) 255-9274

Last Updated   7/13/2015 9:18:00 AM 
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