UPittsburgh Humanities Center Early Career Residential Fellowship
The Humanities Center hosts one to two Early Career Fellows per academic year. During their stay, Fellows work on their book manuscripts and contribute to the Center's life. Fellows are paid a stipend of $45,000, plus benefits, and they have access to a relocation and research fund of $5,000 (subject to University policies). Fellows are provided an office in the Cathedral of Learning. During their appointment, fellows are required to reside in Pittsburgh, to present at least one lecture and one colloquium, and to participate regularly in the Humanities Center's activities.
Applicants must hold the PhD. Most of the past fellows have been tenure-track assistant professors, but we maintain a deliberately generous interpretation of "Early Career". Those expecting to complete the PhD in the current academic year should consider the Dietrich School Postdoctoral Fellows Program, which has a later application date.
To apply for this fellowship, you will provide each of the following:
- A current CV
- A proposal of up to 1,000 words stating the project to be pursued while a fellow.
- A writing sample of 5,000 to 10,000 words.
- Three letters of reference that specifically address the proposed project. (University of Pittsburgh applicants: Include no more than one letter from a Pitt source). These letters will be submitted electronically by your three referees through the following link: http://www.humcenter.pitt.edu/early-career-recommendation-form. Please email this link to your three referees so that they can upload their letters of recommendation on your behalf.
- The Center encourages and supports research on and in languages other than English, but because English is the language of most Center activities, we require application materials to be provided in English.