César Chávez Postdoctoral Fellowship on Latino/a Experience and Culture

Dartmouth College invites applications for the César Chávez Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship supports a scholar whose research addresses aspects of Latino/a experience and culture. Particular attention will be given to candidates who work in any of the following fields: Comparative Literature, English, Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Spanish, Women's, Gender, or Sexuality Studies or an interdisciplinary field that incorporates one or more of these disciplines.

This fellowship is designed to nurture the academic career of a new scholar by providing opportunities to pursue research while gaining mentoring from Dartmouth faculty. The selected fellow will either be appointed within the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies (LALACS) Program or hold a dual appointment in LALACS and one of the aforementioned departments or programs.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement and promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to educational diversity. Applications from candidates who are underrepresented in their fields are especially welcome.

Terms of Agreement

Fellows are expected to pursue research activities associated with their primary area, as demonstrated by conference presentations and published work. Fellows will also teach one course in their home departments during each year of their residency, and are expected to participate in LALACS activities and seminars in their home departments.

This two-year position begins on September 1, 2016 and ends on June 30, 2018. Fellows receive an annual stipend of $55,200 and are eligible for Dartmouth health benefits. A research fund of $4,000 to support computing, travel, and other research needs will be provided.

Review of completed applications will begin March 21, 2016. Applications will be accepted and considered until the Fellowship is filled.

Application date
21 Mar 2016
Date of residence
1 Sep 2016 to 30 Jun 2018
2 years
America United States New England
Humanities Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology Social sciences Gender Studies
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 5 years
Award granted
US$ 114.400