2014 Princeton Postdoctoral Fellowships for US and International Students in USA

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Princeton University offers Postdoctoral Fellowships for US and International Students in the USA. Postdoctoral Fellowships are provided in the field Humanities and Social Sciences, LGBT Studies and Humanistic Studies at Princeton University. Fellowships will be awarded to candidates at the beginning of their academic career. Candidates must have already demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and excellence in teaching. Their work should also show evidence of unusual promise. The Society has a particular interest in fostering innovative interdisciplinary approaches in the humanities and social sciences. The application deadline is October 1, 2013.. The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2014-2017 Fellowship competition. Four three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded this year. The stipend for the academic year 2014-15 will be approximately $80,000. In addition, fellows are provided with a shared office, a personal computer, a research account of $5000 a year, access to university grants, benefits and other resources. Fellows are expected to reside in or near Princeton during the academic year in order to attend weekly seminars and participate fully in the intellectual life of the Society. If you have already applied to the Princeton Society of Fellows, you may not apply a second time. Applicants may apply for one or more fellowship(s) pertinent to their research and teaching. -Two Open Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences (OPEN): Open to all disciplines represented in the Society of Fellows. In each of the first two years, the successful candidate pursues research half-time and teaches one course each semester, either team-taught or self-designed, in the host department or in an interdisciplinary Program. In addition, the fellow normally does some advising in his/her specialty or related areas. In the third year, the fellow teaches one course in the fall semester and devotes the final semester to full-time research. -Fund for Reunion Fellowship in LGBT Studies (LGBT): Fund for Reunion/Princeton BTGALA (the LGBT Alumni Association of Princeton University) and the Society of Fellows are co-sponsors of a fellowship to be awarded to a scholar working on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender issues in any of the disciplines represented in the Society, and particularly in new and emerging fields. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to pursue research in any scholarly areas that will make a positive contribution toward public discourse around contemporary LGBT issues. In each of the first two years, the successful candidate pursues research half-time and teaches one course each semester, either team-taught or self-designed, in the host department or an interdisciplinary Program. In addition, the fellow normally does some advising in his/her specialty or related areas. In the third year, the fellow teaches only one course and devotes the final semester to full-time research. The Fund for Reunion Fellow is also encouraged to share research interests with the wider campus community, with the aim of creating a sustained dialogue on issues related to LGBT equality. -Fellowship in Humanistic Studies (HUM): This fellowship is sponsored jointly by the Humanities Council and Society of Fellows, and is open to candidates in all relevant disciplines represented in the Society of Fellows. The Fellow pursues research half-time. For one semester in each of the first two years, the Fellow joins faculty from different disciplines to teach the interdisciplinary year-long sequence Approaches to Western Culture: From Antiquity to the Modern Period, delivering lectures and leading discussion sections. For the other semester of the fellow’s first two years and one semester of the third year, the Fellow teaches a self-designed course in the host department. In addition, the fellow normally does some advising in his/her specialty or related areas. The final semester is devoted to full-time research without teaching..  Postdoctoral Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level at Princeton University.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? PhD degree requirements. Please note the Society’s dates of degree eligibility. These are firm dates with no exceptions:
· Candidates already holding the PhD degree at the time of application: You must have received your degree between January 1, 2012 and October 1, 2013.
· The receipt of the PhD is determined by the date on which you fulfilled all requirements for the degree at your institution, including the defense and filing of the dissertation.
· Candidates who are ABD (all but dissertation) at time of application: If you will not meet the October 1, 2013, deadline for receipt of PhD but are expected to have fulfilled all conditions for the degree, including defense and filing of the dissertation, by June 15, 2014, you may still apply for a postdoctoral fellowship provided you have completed a substantial portion of the dissertation (approximately half). We ask that you include in your dossier a letter confirming your “progress to degree” from either your Department Chair or your Director of Graduate Studies (see details of the letter below).
· Please note that candidates awarded a fellowship will be asked to provide a document from either the Registrar or Dean of their Graduate School by June 15, 2014, to confirm completion of all requirements for the PhD.
· Recipients of doctorates in Education (EdD or PhD degrees), doctorates of Jurisprudence, and holders of PhD degrees from Princeton University are not eligible to apply.
· If you have already applied to the Princeton Society of Fellows, you may not apply a second time. We therefore recommend that candidates wait until they have completed a substantial portion of the dissertation (approximately half) before applying.
· Fellowships will be awarded to candidates at the beginning of their academic career. Candidates must have already demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and excellence in teaching. Their work should also show evidence of unusual promise. The Society has a particular interest in fostering innovative interdisciplinary approaches in the humanities and social sciences.
· US citizens and non
· citizens, regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability, are eligible to apply.
· Fellows must reside in or near Princeton during the academic year of their fellowship term in order that they can attend weekly seminars and other events on campus.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Four three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded this year. The stipend for the academic year 2014-15 will be approximately $80,000. In addition, fellows are provided with a shared office, a personal computer, a research account of $5000 a year, access to university grants, benefits and other resources.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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