Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship for American Art (Paris, FR)

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Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Fellowship for American Art, Université Paris Nanterre and Université Paris-Diderot, 2018–20
What, when & where

This two-year research and teaching fellowship in Paris offers a postdoctoral scholar the opportunity to pursue his or her own work, and teach at the universities of Paris-Nanterre and Paris-Diderot for 24 months.During the two-year period (2018-20) the fellow will teach (in English) a Fall seminar in American art history and visual culture to graduate students in art history (Paris Nanterre) and American visual and cultural history (Paris Diderot). S/he will conduct personal research in conjunction with the research teams in art history and American art and visual culture of the two partner universities. The grant will be managed through the Fondation partenariale de l’université Paris Nanterre 1 and its Culture and Heritage chair 2

Deadline & how to apply

Deadline: January 15, 2018.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree by June, 2018, with a dissertation bearing on American art or visual culture. Applications from recent Ph.D. graduates (degree awarded since 2012) will be privileged. Candidates will send application (incl. cover letter, curriculum vitae, diss. summary, language proficiency in French and English, research and teaching proposal (max. 4 pages), two letters of recommendation (these should be sent separately by the referees) to:
Applications are to be sent by January 15, 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by February 20th to set a date for interviews in both French and English; the y will be asked to provide samples of published writing and/or
full dissertation text. The successful candidate must accept the fellowship by March 5, 2018.
Other info, Links & conditions

The fellow will receive a $42,000 annual stipend (to cover all costs including travel, housing, visa, health insurance, research, and so on; to be disbursed in euros). The program also includes a $2,000 annual fund towards the organization of scientific events.

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