Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities
The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (late August–May) in residence at Penn.
For the 2019-20 academic year, our topic will be KINSHIP (see Call for Applications below). The Fellowship carries a stipend of $56,225 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in either the fall or the spring semester in addition to conducting their research.
The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include… read more