November 13th. NYU fellowship in New York University Center for the Humanities (post-doc)

NYU fellowship humanities

NYU and the Center for the Humanities recognize the value of a diverse community in supporting an intellectually challenging and inclusive environment. To this end, the University actively recruits, supports

and trains scholars and students from a diverse range of backgrounds. With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation the Center seeks to appoint one Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow for a NYU fellowship to diversify the field of scholars in the next generation.

What, When & where

The NYU Center for the Humanities will award one in-residence fellowship starting in 2018. Appointment is not tenure eligible and will be for one year beginning September 2018. The Fellow will design and teach a variation of the Center’s key undergraduate seminar, On Being Human, under the mentorship of a senior faculty member assigned by the Center. Teaching at another institution and outside employment during the fellowship is prohibited.

In conclusion, in order to be eligible for the NYU fellowship, applicants must have: Completed their dissertation in a humanities discipline within the last three years; or be professionals transitioning to academic careers (for those in fields for which the doctorate is not the terminal degree).

Deadline

All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by November 13, 2017

NYU fellowship: How to apply

You can apply here for the NYU fellowship. Required application materials include:

  • Cover letter;
  • Statement of research, fellowship goals. Identification of one or more academic departments or faculty mentors, that would represent a good fit for the proposed fellowship (4-5 pages maximum);
  • Personal statement detailing the reasons for applying for the fellowship (2-3 pages maximum);
  • Full curriculum vitae;
  • Three letters of reference; and
  • One of the following: a dissertation abstract (postdoctoral applicants); or a statement of how his or her professional experience prepares him or her for a faculty position (professionals)
Other info/Link

Questions can be sent to: info@nyuhumanities.org

Check the Center for the Humanities here.

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