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Post Doctoral Researcher in Special Collections and Digital Humanities (The University of Delaware)

The University of Delaware Library and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow of Special Collections and Digital Humanities. We seek an untenured scholar in the humanities (PhD received January 2010 – June 2016). The mission of the Fellow is to promote primary sources related to African American culture found in Special Collections at the University of Delaware Library through collaborative instruction, programming, creative outreach, and project development. The fellowship is a residential one-year academic appointment (September 2016-August 31, 2017), renewable up to three years. The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree. We are looking for an engaged humanist whose educational background suits her or him to work at the intersection of the classroom, the museum and/or archive, and the digital realm. Relevant training in programming, library sciences, computer graphics, computational linguistics, or other fields relevant to digital humanities research is desirable but not required.

Post-Doc Fellowship in Women’s Studies (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) invites applications for a post-doctoral teaching fellowship in Women’s Studies. The fellowship is a two-year appointment, contingent on positive evaluations from students and peers during the first year, as well as the curricular needs of the program. As part of the appointment, the fellow will teach a 3/3 course load, mentor undergraduate women’s studies majors, and contribute to the activities of the program. The fellow will receive office space, a travel stipend, and have full access to the Indiana University library system. The fellowship is equivalent to a full-time position and includes a competitive salary and benefits package.


2016-17 Ella Baker Visiting Professor Fellowship in Undergraduate Research (UCSB Department of Black studies in California)

The University of California at Santa Barbara seeks an Advanced Assistant or beginning Associate Professor to serve as the Ella Baker Visiting Professor in Undergraduate Research, a one-year, non-tenure track appointment in the Department of Black Studies, with an affiliated appointment in at least one other department in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering, or Sciences on campus for the 2016-17 academic year.


Cesar Chavez Postdoctoral Fellowship (Dartmouth College)

Dartmouth College invites applications for the César Chávez Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship supports a scholar whose research addresses aspects of Latino/a experience and culture. Particular attention will be given to candidates who work in any of the following fields: Comparative Literature, English, Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, Spanish, Womens, Gender, or Sexuality Studies or an interdisciplinary field that incorporates one or more of these disciplines.


Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships Reminder: The deadline for MHS-NEH support is January 15, 2016!

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships
Reminder: The deadline for MHS-NEH support is January 15, 2016!

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than three dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017, including two MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2015 their stipend, governed by an NEH formula, was $4,200 per month for a minimum of four months and a maximum of twelve months. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of twenty-one organizations. These grants provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions.

For more information, please visit, email or phone 617-646-0568. MHS-NEH application deadline: January 15, 2016. New England Regional Fellowship Consortium deadline: February 1, 2016. Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship deadline: February 15, 2016. MHS Short-term Fellowship deadline: March 1, 2016.


Amherst College Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI) Fellows

The Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI) at Amherst College seeks scholars from across the disciplines for full-time, one-year appointments as CHI Fellows.  In colloquy with one another and the Amherst faculty, the CHI Fellows will explore the theme of Conservation.  Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.  Our student body is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. We invite applications from scholars whose research takes up some aspect of our theme (described in more detail below) from a humanistic perspective.



The Department of English at Rutgers University, which has a long history of scholarship and teaching in African American Literature and Literature of the African Diaspora, announces two Postdoctoral Fellowships for scholars pursuing research in these fields.