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Fellowship: Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Programme

antonio_millo_bacino_del_mediterraneoFellowship: Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowship Program
Applications open: September 2016 – Application deadline: January 2017

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers is pleased to announce a new focused regional fellowship program enabling pre- and early post-doctoral scholars to carry out research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean and served by American overseas research centers. Funding for this program is generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Scholars must be:

  • a US citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • be a doctoral candidate or a scholar who obtained his/her Ph.D. within the last ten years (September 2005 or later);
  • propose a three to nine month humanities or related social science research project;
  • and propose travel to one or more Mediterranean region country, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Fellowship awards will not exceed $33,500.

Information: http://www.caorc.org/#!fellowships/c17cq

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Post-Doc: CLIR-DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies

CLIRFellowships in Data Curation for Medieval Studies
Information for Applicants
The CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for Medieval Studies is an expansion of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Academic Libraries. These five, fully-funded fellowships will provide recent Ph.D.s with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation for Medieval Studies. Through this program, CLIR seeks to raise awareness and build capacity for sound data management practice throughout the academy.

Each fellowship is a two-year appointment, with a commensurate salary, plus benefits, and a yearly travel and research stipend.

Who May Apply
Recent Ph.D.s from any discipline with relevant expertise in Medieval Studies are encouraged to apply, so long as they meet the eligibility criteria for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

2016 Host Institutions and Position Descriptions
Fellows will be placed at research institutions throughout the United States. Additional position descriptions for 2016-2018 will be posted here.

University of Pennsylvania

Questions about the application process or the program should be directed to postdoc@clir.org.

See details on the CLIR website here.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (New York, Institute of Fine Arts-NYU, 2015/16)

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
New York, Institute of Fine Arts-NYU,  1 September 2015 – 31 August 2016
Application deadline: 31 October 2014

IFAThe Institute of Fine Arts announces a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a grant from the A. W. Mellon Foundation. This award will be for academic year 2015 – 2016. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be in residence at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience at a graduate level. The Fellow is expected to carry out research on a project leading to a major publication. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship award is $55,000 per year, with benefits. There is a further $10,000 housing allowance and $2,000 for travel and research expenses. Residency: Postdoctoral fellows are expected to reside in New York and to participate fully in the research activities of the IFA throughout the fellowship period. Fellows are provided with office space and have access to the resources of the libraries of the IFA and New York University as well as other specialized research libraries and collections in New York.

Qualifications and Selection:
Applicants for 2015 – 2016 must have received the Ph.D. degree between October 1, 2009, and October 1, 2014. The fellowship is awarded without regard to age or nationality of applicants. Applications are reviewed by a selection committee composed of IFA Faculty. There are no restrictions about the field of study. Applications are encouraged in fields not currently taught at the Institute of Fine Arts. Selection will be based on the merits and feasibility of the proposed research and on the academic and research excellence of the candidate New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minority candidates to apply.

Application
Applications must be received by October 31, 2014. Candidates must submit five (5) copies of application forms, including all materials. Three letters of recommendation in support of the application are required. After a preliminary selection, finalists may be interviewed in February 2015. The fellowship award will be announced by April 30, 2015. A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Further information: http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/application-postdoc.htm

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Andrew W Mellon Foundation/Research Forum Postdoctoral Fellowship (Mellon MA) (London, The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Andrew W Mellon Foundation/Research Forum Postdoctoral Fellowship (Mellon MA)
London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016
Deadline: 2 October 2014

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The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is offering a fellowship to an early career researcher in the art of the Italian Renaissance. An interest in the relationship between art and literature is desirable.  This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience in a research environment and participating in the launch of an interdisciplinary M.A. course.  In addition to undertaking research and playing an active role in the Research Forum, the Fellow is expected to teach one B.A. course and to act as an affiliate to the Research Forum/Mellon Foundation M.A. course being offered for the first time in 2015-2016 (From Dante to Michelangelo: Rhetoric, Representation and Identity in Italian Art and Literature, c. 1300-1550) by Dr Scott Nethersole in collaboration with the Mellon Visiting Professor, Dr Frederica Pich (Lecturer in Italian, University of Leeds), a specialist in Italian literature, especially the relationship between poetry and portraiture.

Applicants must be at an early stage of their career, not currently holding or having held a permanent university post and having received a doctorate within the three years prior to the start date of the post (and no later than December 2014).

For more information and to apply, see here.

IFA/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015- 2016 (New York)

Postdoctoral Fellowship:
IFA/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015- 2016
New York University, Institute of Fine Arts

Deadline: 1 November 1014

This fellowship will give the Fellow the opportunity to pursue a research project while gaining teaching experience at a graduate level. The Fellow is expected to carry out research on a project leading to a major publication. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to reside in New York and to participate fully in the research activities of the IFA throughout the fellowship period. Fellows are provided with office space and have access to the resources of the libraries of the IFA and New York University as well as other specialized research libraries and collections in New York.
IFA

Applicants for 2015 – 2016 must have received the Ph.D. degree between October 1, 2009, and October 1, 2014. The fellowship is awarded without regard to age or nationality of applicants. Applications are reviewed by a selection committee composed of IFA Faculty. There are no restrictions about the field of study. Applications are encouraged in fields not currently taught at the IFA. Selection will be based on the merits and feasibility of the proposed research and on the academic and research excellence of the candidate.

Salary: $55,000 annual salary, with benefits + $10,000 housing allowance and $2,000 for travel and research expenses.
Deadline: 1 November 2014

For information on how to apply, please visit: https://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/application-postdoc.htm

Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellowships

unnamedThe Metropolitan Museum of Art announces two new positions funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellows will provide scholarly support for the curatorial program through focused art historical research and cataloguing of the Museum’s permanent collection.

The Curatorial Research Fellows will work with a curatorial mentor to learn best practices in cataloguing, with the goal of presenting full catalogue information for the records of their host department.  This will involve research on issues of authentication, dating, provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography. The fellow will also transfer all paper-based records for the selected group to the Museum’s collections database for integration on the website. Fellows will be encouraged to contribute to the creation of digital tools for communicating their collections research. They will also work with conservators, scientists, educators, digital media staff, and other professionals during their tenure.

Curatorial Research Fellows will be expected to take part in the Museum’s broader, renowned fellowship program, which includes a variety of events such as an annual colloquium, meetings and events with numerous other Museum departments and staff, exhibition and collection tours, and gatherings of all Museum-sponsored fellows throughout the year.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted online and in English. The deadline for all application materials is January 31, 2014. All applicants will be notified by March 7, 2014. For further information visit the website.