Tag: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Funding: British School at Rome Awards 2012-2013

The British School at Rome Research Awards in Rome 2012-13 The British School at Rome is a centre of interdisciplinary research excellence in the Mediterranean supporting the full range of arts, humanities and social sciences. These highly competitive and prestigious awards have provided many leading scholars with a critical base for their subsequent careers. Applications are invited for a number of residencies, for research on the archaeology, history, art history, society and culture of Italy from prehistory to the modern period. These awards offer accommodation at the British School, food, 24-hour access to our historic library collection and, in some instances, a research grant; they are tenable for three or nine months. Further details (including eligibility criteria) and applications forms are available at http://www.bsr.ac.uk/awards/humanities-awards For any further information, please contact Gill Clark at bsr@britac.ac.uk Closing date for applications: Tuesday 17 January 2012

Funding: Harvard Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies for 2012-2013

Harvard Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japanese Studies for 2012-2013  Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m., January 3, 2012 The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University will offer several postdoctoral fellowships in Japanese studies to recent PhDs of exceptional promise, to give them the opportunity to turn their dissertation into publishable manuscripts. The Fellowship Grant: Each fellowship will cover a 10-month period, beginning September 1, 2012, with a stipend of $50,000, health insurance coverage for the grantee and research/travel funds. Postdoctoral fellows will be provided office space, and access to the libraries and resources of Harvard University. Responsibilities of Postdoctoral Fellows: Residence in the Cambridge/Boston area and participation in Institute activities are required during the appointment. Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to give a presentation at the Reischauer Institute’s Japan Forum lecture series. During their term of appointment, postdoctoral fellows…

Funding: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Resident Fellows Program

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Resident Fellows Program About the Program The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities offers residential fellowships to scholars and writers in the humanities. We seek applications that are intellectually stimulating, imaginative, and accessible to the public. There are no restrictions on topic, and applications are invited from across the broad spectrum of the humanities. All applicants are considered for our two endowed fellowships. Eligibility and Selection Process Fellowships are open to faculty members in the humanities, independent scholars, and others working on projects in the humanities. Applicants need not have advanced degrees, but the VFH generally does not support work toward a degree. Postdoctoral applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for projects other than dissertation revisions. Former VFH Fellows must wait three years before applying for another fellowship. Former Fellows are welcome to apply for space (without…

Funding: History Books in the Anglo-Norman World Project, University of Dublin

History Books in the Anglo-Norman World Project 2012 Visiting Research Fellowships at the University of Dublin, Trinity College – History of Art In the twelfth and thirteenth centuries history (interpreted as both the recent past and a period stretching back to include the biblical narrative) seems to have become a major interest for both the educated elite and a growing audience who accessed ideas through vernacular texts. New chronicles and annals were produced, together with accounts of the histories of particular peoples, nations and subjects. At the same time, history was explored through images in books and other media. Much historical writing in this period dealt with issues of conquest and identity, which were often allied to geography, ethnicity or particular institutions. The ‘History Books’ project, funded by the Marie Curie Programme (FP7), aims to examine surviving medieval manuscripts in order…

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships on National Churches in Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships on National Churches in Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome Roma communis patria: the National Churches in Rome from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era The Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for the History of Art have announced a one-year doctoral fellowship and a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, both starting in January 2012, both with the possibility of extension for a second year. Candidates must be in possession of an upper level university degree (in the first case, an M.A.; in the second, a Ph.D), good working knowledge of German, Italian, and English, and a research project proposal consistent with the aims and objectives of the Minerva research group. The recipients of these fellowships are also expected to participate with constancy in the activities of both the group and the Institute. About the project Capital of the Empire, residence of the Papacy, destination of pilgrims, and metropolis of art,…

Funding: Mellon Fellowships at Tufts University

Mellon Fellowships at Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT) Applications for the 2012 Mellon Fellowships open on November 1, 2011. The application deadline will be Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. At this time, applications cannot be submitted electronically. Please Note: This year,  applications will be accepted only in the following fields: Anthropology Art/Art History Drama and Dance History Philosophy Romance Languages The 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 2012. Fellows 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…

Funding: Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, New York

Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, New York Institute of Fine Arts, New York University Application deadline: Nov 1 2011, 2011 The Institute of Fine Arts announces a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a grant from the A. W. Mellon Foundation. This award will be for academic years 2012 – 2014. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be in residence at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. The fellowship is held in conjunction with the IFA/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation review of research and teaching in the fields of art history, archaeology and conservation. This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience at a graduate level and while participating in a major international research initiative. The Fellow is expected to carry out research on a project leading to a major publication. The…

Funding: Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship

Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship Pembroke College (Cambridge, UK) hopes to elect not later than 1 January 2012 to the following Fellowship with tenure from 1 October 2012:The Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates should have recently completed or be about to complete a doctoral degree. The tenure of the Fellowship will be for three years. The holder will be expected to do a limited amount of teaching for the College, but would require the permission of the Governing Body to undertake other paid work. The stipend currently ranges from £20,409 to £23,661 and is reviewed annually. Research Fellows are offered subsidized accommodation, in college if unaccompanied, in college-owned flats or houses if partnered; where accommodation is not required the Trebilcock-Newton Trust Research Fellow will be provided with a study in College. Research Fellows, like…

Funding: A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at CASVA, Washington

A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2012–2014 Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art Deadline:15 October 2011 The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a grant from the A. W. Mellon Foundation. This award will be for academic years 2012–2014. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. During the first year the fellow will carry out research and writing related to the publication of a dissertation or appropriate articles or book(s). The fellow will also design and direct an intensive weeklong seminar for the seven predoctoral fellows at the Center, focusing on a topic related to the applicant’s field of interest and with a special emphasis on methodological issues. In the second academic year, while…

Funding: University of Sydney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme

University of Sydney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme The University of Sydney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme is now open. These Fellowships allow outstanding researchers within 1-6 years of the award of their PhD to undertake research in any Department or School at the University of Sydney. In past years, preference has been given to non-University of Sydney PhDs with outstanding research track records. These are highly competitive and, as a general guide, applicants within the humanities and social sciences are expected to have one book, with a second book in progress, and/or a series of prominent refereed journal articles in the top peer-reviewed journals within their discipline. Further information about the scheme can be found on the following web page:  http://sydney.edu.au/research_support/funding/sydney/postdoctoral_fellowships.html Intending applicants must obtain an endorsement by the Head of the School for their host department. To begin the endorsement process, an Expression of Interest must be completed and sent…

Funding: Andrew W Mellon Foundation/Research Forum Postdoctoral Fellowship (Mellon MA) The Courtauld Institute of Art

Andrew W Mellon Foundation/Research Forum Postdoctoral Fellowship (Mellon MA) The Courtauld Institute of Art The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is offering a fellowship to an early career researcher in the field of Early Modern art. This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience in a research environment and participating in the launch of an interdisciplinary M.A. course. In addition to undertaking research, the Fellow is expected to teach one B.A. course and to act as an affiliate to the Research Forum/Mellon Foundation M.A. course being offered for the first time in 2012-2013 (Visualising Knowledge in the Early Modern Netherlands) by Professor Joanna Woodall in collaboration with the Mellon Visiting Professor, Erik Jorink (a leading authority on scientific culture in the…

Funding: 2 Post Doctoral Fellows in Art History at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Post Doctoral Fellowships in Art History at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca is an international Graduate School and Institute of Technology that strives to reach the fusion of theoretical comprehension and practical relevance. The following goals are at the core of IMT’s mission statement: to establish itself as a research center that promotes cutting-edge research in key areas, structuring its Ph.D. Programs in close connection with research activity; to attract top students, researchers and scholars through competitive international selections; to contribute to technological innovation, economic growth and social development. IMT has opened a call for the recruitment of two  post-doctoral fellows in Art History in the field of ‘Art History and Modes of vision and fruition, with particular reference to Museology, History of Collecting and Psychology of Vision’. Activities will include: tutorship and mentoring of…

Art History Fellowships 2012-2013 at The Met, New York

Art History Fellowships 2012-2013 at The Met The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers annual resident fellowships in art history to qualified graduate students at the predoctoral level as well as to postdoctoral researchers. Projects should relate to the Museum’s collections. The fields of research for art history candidates include Asian art, arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, antiquities, arms and armor, costumes, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, textiles, and Western art. Some art history fellowships for travel abroad are also available for students whose projects involve firsthand examination of paintings in major European collections. The application deadline for art history fellowships awarded for the 2012–2013 year is November 4, 2011. Please note that not all fellowships are open to international scholars. It would be advisable to contact The Met before applying to check your eligibility. If applicants have…

Funding: University of Queensland Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Women 2012

University of Queensland Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Women 2012 The University of Queensland (UQ) invites applications for a small number of Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Women to commence in 2012. The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for Women have been developed in accordance with the University’s research strategy to introduce special initiatives to advance women in research.  The purpose of the Fellowships is to assist eligible women to re-establish their academic research careers following a career break or interruption. Both full-time and half-time positions will be available, all over a period of three years.  The research must be conducted at The University of Queensland in any of its disciplines. The selection process will consider the alignment of the proposed research with areas of existing research strength, or research areas that Faculties/Institutes wish to develop as priorities. Eligibility To be eligible, applicants must possess a PhD degree or equivalent postgraduate experience; demonstrate clearly how their…

Funding: Postdoctoral Research Associates at CASVA (US)

Postdoctoral Research Associates at CASVA The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art seeks to appoint two postdoctoral research associates to support CASVA projects for two-year terms (renewable for a third year). Incumbents conduct full-time advanced scholarly research under the direction of a dean and as defined by the parameters of long-term research projects of the Center. Research associates are employees of the National Gallery of Art and are entitled to full use of the Gallery’s research facilities and services. As members of the Center’s scholarly community, research associates are expected to participate in the ongoing activities of the Center. They are also encouraged to pursue their own scholarly research. The positions require a PhD in one of the following fields: Early modern Italian art and architecture 18th- and 19th-century architecture and…