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University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a residential Fellow

CAS 01/01/2009

The Humanities Center at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a residential Fellow for the academic year 2009-10. We seek a colleague of outstanding promise, at work on a major project in any area of the humanities or allied areas of inquiry. Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand at time of application. We especially encourage applications by scholars who are women or minorities.

Stipend will be $40,000, plus benefits, with a fund of $5000 available for research and relocation expenses. The Fellow will be provided with an office and assisted in finding housing in Pittsburgh. The Fellow will be required to be resident in Pittsburgh while holding the Fellowship, to present a lecture and colloquium, and to participate in the activities of the Center. If there is a course the Fellow wishes to develop and teach, this is welcome, but it is not required.

Queries to

To apply, send SEVEN COPIES of a packet including:
*Proposal of 1000 words stating the project to be pursued while a Fellow (if a course is proposed, this should be a separate statement, up to 500
* Please also include TWO COPIES of a Writing Sample of 5,000 to 10,000 words.
* Please ask three referees to write letters that specifically address the proposed project.

Letters and application packets should be sent to:

Humanities Center Fellowships
Department of English, 526 CL
University of Pittsburgh
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Review of applications will begin February 9, 2009

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