Deadline : 1/10/11
Purpose: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Purpose: Research Fellowships
Eligibility: Postdoctoral Scholars
Field(s): Arts of Africa and the African Diaspora
The Art Department and the Africana Studies Department at Wellesley College, invite applications for a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the history of the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora, for the Academic Years 2011 – ’12 and 2012 – ’13. The Fellow will teach one course in the Spring Semester of 2012 and one course each semester in the Academic Year 2012 – ’13. The starting annual salary is $50,000. There is also a one-time reimbursement for moving expenses, of up to $1,000. During each of the two years, the Mellon Fellow is also entitled to a $3,000 research account, conference travel and can apply for ER&D (Educational Research and Development) pedagogical funds.
The applicant must have received his or her Ph.D. within the five years preceding the application deadline. Important criteria for the appointment are evidence of outstanding scholarship, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and a willingness to be a collegial member of the two departments and the larger academic community at Wellesley College.