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Job Announcement: Stanford University

General Linguistics: Post Doc, Stanford University, USA

Employer: Stanford University
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities
Job Location: Select State, USA
Title: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities
Rank: Post Doc
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.3312
Date Submitted: 18-Aug-2014
Job Description: 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 four fellowships
will be awarded for a two-year term (with the possibility of renewal for
a third year). Fellows will teach two courses per year in one of
Stanford’s 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 2014 competition (for fellowships beginning
autumn 2015):

Classics, Linguistics, and Philosophy

Candidates for this year’s competition must have received their Ph.D.
between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2015. Fellowships will begin on
September 1, 2015.

The stipend for 2014-15 is $66,000, and compensation will include
additional support for computer assistance, research, and relocation
expenses, depending on the needs of individual fellows.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted by November 17, 2014. To
apply, complete the online application process at the website below.

You will be asked to submit electronically the following material:
- Cover letter (circa one page) describing your research and teaching
interests to an interdisciplinary search committee
- Curriculum vitae
- Dissertation abstract (up to three pages). Linguistics applicants may
submit a research statement (up to three pages) as part of, or in lieu of,
a dissertation abstract.
- A sample of written work (article length, no longer than 40 pages)
- A separate description of teaching experience and interests (up to
three pages) Note: Courses will be offered through standing Stanford
departments; applicants should familiarize themselves with recent
course offerings and department curricula.
- Three confidential letters of recommendation (or the applicant’s
active graduate school dossier)

Faxed or emailed application materials cannot be considered.

Stanford Ph.D.s and employees are not eligible for consideration.

Only complete applications submitted through the online system will
be considered. All applications will be acknowledged. Finalists may be
interviewed. For more information, please visit the website below or
contact us at the email below.
Application Deadline: 17-Nov-2014
Application URL:
Contact Information: Robert  Barrick
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