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Announcing the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities at UC Berkeley

The Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley is now accepting applications for the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, established with a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Four new fellows will be appointed for 2013-15, to teach and carry out research in a sponsoring department in the humanities.

Appointment will be for two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Fellows will be expected to teach one course per semester, for four consecutive semesters (not including summer sessions). Salary will be approximately $61,000 a year, with mid-level benefits. New Fellows will receive a $1,500 computer and technology allowance, and in each year of their appointment, Fellows will receive a flexible research fund of $5,000 to cover such costs as travel and research assistance.

The Application deadline is April 12, 2013.

This year’s eligible applicants must have received the PhD no earlier than July 1, 2010 and no later than June 30, 2013. UC Berkeley PhDs are not eligible for this fellowship.

For additional information and to submit an application online, please visit: may not hold an appointment in a tenure-track position, and Mellon Fellows may not hold any other appointment during the period of the fellowship. Applications from international scholars are accepted.

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