Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Society for the Humanities-POSTDOCARTH [#9176, POSTDOCARTH]
Position Title: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History of Art, AY 2018-20
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Art and Art History / Art History
Art History / Modern art
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/01 (posted 2017/05/17)
Position Description:    

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in History of Art
Academic Years 2018 - 2020
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of History of Art invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2017. The fellowship offers a stipend of $50,000/year. We are seeking applicants who are specialists in the in the field of 20th-century Europe and North America, spanning the years 1914-1991, with particular emphasis on art between WWI and WWII. The History of Art department’s strength lies in its pioneering global focus. A successful candidate would be able to dialogue with other faculty members’ global concerns.

Postdoctoral Fellows teach one course per semester (four different courses over two years). Candidates should propose an introductory, 2000-level course and an upper, 4000-level course. These courses should be conceived of as smaller seminars and their topics should fall within the field of 20th-century European and North American art.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants eligible for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2018/19-2019/20 academic years include those who have received the Ph.D. degree after September 1, 2012 and no later than June 30, 2018. Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins (this letter can be emailed to humctr@cornell.edu). International applicants are welcome to apply, contingent upon visa eligibility.

Application Procedures
The following application materials must be submitted via Academic Jobs Online by November 1, 2017.
1. Cover page (will be generated by your AJO account):
    (a) Full name and home institution
    (b) Date (or expected date) of Ph.D
    (c) Research interest(s)
    (d) Referees’ names and emails
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Detailed statement of research interests
4. Course proposal with sample syllabus for introductory, 2000-level course
5. Course proposal with sample syllabus for upper, 4000-level course
6. One writing sample [30-page limit]
7. Three letters of recommendation.  Please ask referees to upload their letters directly through the link provided by Academic Jobs Online. Letters must be received on or before November 1, 2017.

For further information
Phone: 607-255-9274
Email: humctr@cornell.edu  

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.arts.cornell.edu/sochum/
email
607-255-9274
 
Society for the Humanities
Cornell University
A. D. White House, 27 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14853

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