Dartmouth Society Call for Junior Fellows

These fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees, by permitting them to pursue their research while gaining mentored experience as teachers and members of the departments and/or programs in which they are housed. We seek candidates who are prepared to initiate their next post-doctoral project. The program also benefits Dartmouth by complementing existing curricula with underrepresented fields. Applications will be accepted in the various fields of humanities, social sciences, interdisciplinary programs, sciences, engineering, business and medicine.

Society Junior Fellows

  • participate in the activities of the Society, including presenting their own work
  • hold appointments as a Lecturers in a department and/or program as well as Junior Fellows in the Society; this appointment is not tenure-track
  • teach two courses over the course of the three-year fellowship
  • are in residence for the fall, winter and spring terms
  • receive training in teaching via the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL)
  • off-campus research leave during academic terms is permitted only in rare cases, only for brief periods of time, and only upon written application to the Faculty Director of the Society well in advance of the proposed leave
  • are not asked to teach basic language courses
  • have access to college resources such as the library and computing center
  • do not control dedicated laboratory or studio space

Stipend and resources

Junior Fellowships normally run for up to 34 months, beginning on September 1 and ending on June 30th of the final year. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $4,600 plus benefits, and $5,000 annually to support computing, travel and research needs.

The departments and/or programs where fellows are appointed Lecturers have the primary responsibility for providing office and working space for Fellows, as well as access to other research needs or equipment. The Society helps to assure the cooperation of departments in providing the requisite setting for the scholarly and creative work of each Fellow.

Eligibility

Applicants for the 2018 – 2021 Society Fellowships must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2016, and must have their degree in hand by June 30, 2018.

Fellowship applications are evaluated by the Society of Fellow's Senior Fellows, who make recommendations for appointments to the Provost.

Application date
18 Sep 2017
Date of residence
1 Sep 2018 to 30 Jun 2021
Duration
34 months
Country
America United States New England
Discipline
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 Business and Administrative Sciences Communication Sciences Demography Economics Environmental Sciences Gender Studies Geography International Relations Law Pedagogic & Education Research Political science Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Social Anthropology Sociology Other Agronomy Biology Chemistry Computer science Engineering Mathematics Medicine Physics
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 2 years
Award granted
US$ 4.600/month + research and travel funds
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