Tufts University Center for the Humanities
Now Accepting Applications for February 1 Deadline
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has generously provided Tufts University
with funding to bring two postdoctoral fellows to campus each year to
pursue new research projects in the Humanities. Two fellows will be
appointed in fall 2011. The stipend for fellows will be $44,800 plus
benefits, and a research allowance of $5,000 per year.
will be housed for two years at the Center for the Humanities At Tufts
(CHAT) and affiliated with the department or interdisciplinary program
most germane to their field of research. Fellows will teach one course
in the spring semester of their first year and two in the second year of
their residency through their home department or program.
is expected that fellows will take part in the intellectual life of
campus, working with faculty and students, attending symposia and
events, and contributing to meetings and discussions presented by the
Center for the Humanities. Applicants whose research will benefit from
the research environment and faculty at Tufts are especially encouraged
application materials must be received by February 1, 2011 and will be
competitively evaluated by the Mellon Postdoctoral Committee. Applicants
for the fellowships must have received their Ph.D. within the past five
years. There is no requirement that the fellows be U.S. citizens.
further information, guidelines, and to download application materials,
please visit our website . Please contact
Khalilah Imani Tyre by email or by phone at
617-627-3342 for any other questions.