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LINGUIST List 20.3072

Sun Sep 13 2009

Jobs: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Stanford University, CA, USA

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        1.    Matthew Tiews, General Linguistics: Post Doc, Stanford University, CA, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Stanford University, CA, USA
Date: 11-Sep-2009
From: Matthew Tiews <mtiewsstanford.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics: Post Doc, Stanford University, CA, USA
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University or Organization: Stanford University
Department: Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://fellows.stanford.edu
Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Stanford University invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in
the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities, a unique
opportunity for the best recent Ph.D. recipients in the humanities to
develop as scholars and teachers. Up to six fellowships will be awarded for
a two-year term. Fellows will teach two courses per year in one of
Stanford's fifteen humanities departments, and are expected to participate
in the intellectual life of the program, which includes regular meetings
with other fellows and faculty to share work in progress and discuss topics
of mutual interest. It is expected that Fellows will be in residence during
the term of their appointment. Fellows will also be affiliated with the
Stanford Humanities Center and will have the opportunity to be active in
its intellectual life.

Eligible fields for the 2009-10 competition (for fellowships beginning in

Asian Languages; Comparative Literature; French and Italian; German
Studies; Linguistics; Slavic Languages and Literatures; Iberian and Latin
American Literatures and Cultures

Candidates for this year's competition must have received their Ph.D. degree
between January 1, 2007 and June 30, 2010. Fellowships will begin on
September 1, 2010.

The stipend for 2010-2011 will be approximately $55,000, and compensation
will include additional support for computer assistance, research, and
relocation expenses, depending on the individual Fellow's needs.

Online applications open Thursday, September 17, 2009.
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by Friday, November 20, 2009.
Please complete our web-based application form at
http://fellows.stanford.edu. Once you have submitted your application form
on-line, please submit hard copies of the following materials to the
address below:

• Cover letter (circa one page) describing your research and teaching
interests to an interdisciplinary search committee
• Curriculum vitae
• Dissertation abstract (up to three pages)
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants in Linguistics are expected to submit a research
statement (up to three pages) in addition to, or in lieu of, a dissertation
• A sample of written work (article length, no longer than 40 pages)
• A separate description of teaching experience and interests (up to
Note: Courses will be offered through standing Stanford departments; applicants
should familiarize themselves with recent course offerings and department
• Three confidential letters of recommendation (or the applicant's active
graduate school dossier)

Faxed or electronic application materials cannot be considered. Send all
materials to the address below.

Only complete applications will be considered. All applications will be
acknowledged. The selection committee will meet in December and January.
Finalists may be interviewed. Successful applicants will be informed by
March, 2010. For more information, please visit the website below.

Application Deadline: 20-Nov-2009
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities
Stanford Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa St.
Stanford, CA 94305
Web Address for Applications: http://fellows.stanford.edu
Contact Information:
Program Administrator
Email: rhoffmanstanford.edu

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