Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Fellowship Programme 2020-2023 (Funding available)

Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Fellowship Programme 2020-2023 (Funding available)

Deadline: August 6, 2019

Applications for the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Fellowship Programme 2020-2023 are now open. The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, calls for fellowship applications annually.

Three to five postdoctoral fellows are appointed each year for three-year terms in residence to pursue research and teach half-time in their academic host department, the Program in Humanistic Studies, or other university programs. The fellowships carry with them an appointment as lecturer in a fellow’s academic host department. Fellows are expected to reside in or near Princeton during the academic year in order to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society.

Fellowship

  • Fellows are provided with a competitive salary, benefits, a $5,000 research account, access to university grants, a shared office, a personal computer and other resources. The salary for 2020-2021 will be approximately $91,000.

Eligibility

  • Applicants holding the Ph.D. at the time of application must have received the degree after January 1, 2018
  • Applicants not yet holding the Ph.D. must have completed a substantial portion of the dissertation – approximately half – at the time of application. Successful candidates must fulfill all requirements for the Ph.D., including filing of the dissertation, by June 15, 2020;
  • Candidates for/recipients of doctoral degrees in Education, Jurisprudence and from Princeton University are not eligible;
  • Applicants may apply only once to the Princeton Society of Fellows.

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on exceptional scholarly achievement and evidence of unusual promise, range and quality of teaching experience, and potential contributions to an interdisciplinary community. The Society of Fellows seeks a diverse and international pool of applicants, and especially welcomes those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Application

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For more information, visit Princeton Society of Fellows.

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