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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral fellowships in the Arts and Humanities, Beirut, LEBANON


Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities
 American University of Beirut

 The American University of Beirut invites applications for the Mellon 
Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities, for the academic year 
2014-2015. The normal duration of appointment will be one year, although some 
fellows may be considered for a second year at the conclusion of their first 
semester. Appointees will be attached to a relevant department and will be 
expected to remain in residence for the duration of the academic year.

 The competition is open to recent recipients of the PhD whose research and 
teaching interests involve one or more of the following disciplines: Arabic 
language; Arabic literature; archaeology; art history; English language; 
English literature; fine arts (visual arts, theatre, and music); history; and 
philosophy. AUB is particularly interested in innovative work that explores 
humanistic study from multiple perspectives and pushes disciplinary boundaries.

 Requirements:

      Applicants must have received their doctoral degrees no later than 30 days 
and no earlier than five years prior to the appointment start date;
      Applications must include: a letter of interest; a curriculum vitae; a 
statement of research interests (2-3 pages), specifically, research to be 
undertaken during the fellowship and proposed research product; a dissertation 
abstract or summary (1 page); samples of publications (or dissertation 
extracts); a statement of teaching interests and experience; three letters of 
recommendation; and a copy of the official transcript or the letter of 
confirmation from the dissertation committee chair indicating that the degree 
will be granted by the appointment start date.

 Individuals who have held other postdoctoral fellowships are not barred from 
applying.

 Stipend, benefits, and other advantages of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships 
in the Arts and Humanities include:

      Annual stipend of ,000;
      Co-pay health coverage under the University??s Health Insurance Plan;
      Relocation allowance and housing subsidy as described in the AUB Faculty 
Handbook;
      Eligibility for travel grant in the second year of extended fellowships;
      Teaching load of one course per semester;
      Participation in Arts and Humanities core group activities;
      Access to training and support from the Center for Teaching and Learning; 
the Academic Core Processes and Systems Unit; the Office of Grants and 
Contracts; and the University Writing Center.

 Candidates with experience in or exposure to innovative approaches to research 
and teaching are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Application material should be sent to:

 Arts and Humanities Initiative
 American University of Beirut
 Building 37
 c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
 New York, NY 10017-2303

 Or

 Arts and Humanities Initiative
 American University of Beirut
 Building 37
 P.O. Box 11-0236
 Riad El-Solh
 Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon

 Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to ahi@aub.edu.lb, 
via the ??Apply?? button below.

 Application review will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until the 
positions are filled.

 The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.