Washington University announces the sixteenth year of Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry, a postdoctoral fellowship program endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and designed to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching across the humanities and social sciences. We invite applications from recent PhDs (within the last 5 years) for the position as Fellow. In September 2016, the two newly selected Fellow will join the University’s ongoing interdisciplinary programs and seminars. The Fellow will receive a two-year appointment with a nine-month academic year salary beginning at $52,575 per year. Postdoctoral Fellows pursue their own continuing research in association with a senior faculty mentor appointed by the Steering Committee at Washington University. Over the course of their two-year appointment, they will also teach three undergraduate courses and collaborate in leading an interdisciplinary seminar on theory and methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
Applicants should submit, via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/30137, a cover letter, a description of their research program (no more than 1800 words), a brief proposal for an interdisciplinary seminar in theory and methods of interest and use for students in a range of subfields, and a curriculum vitae. Applicants who have not completed their doctoral work should indicate, in their cover letter, how many chapters of their dissertation are complete and how complete the remaining chapters are. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation, also via Interfolio.
Submit materials via Interfolio at the following link by December 4, 2015. apply.interfolio.com/30137
Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Employment eligibility verification requested upon hire.