[Ausschreibungsdienst_Kai_Brodersen] Madison Wisconsin: Postdoc: - Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, 2019-2021

Kai Brodersen kai.brodersen at uni-erfurt.de
Mon Oct 29 20:53:08 CET 2018

UW-Madison welcomes applications for the generously funded postdoctoral position listed below, supported by the Center for Humanities and housed in the department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (CANES). Please direct application and eligibility inquiries to Megan Massino (massino at wisc.edu); the chair of the host department is William Aylward (aylward at wisc.edu).

Call for Applications: 
Postdoctoral Fellow in Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, 2019-2021
A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Deadline February 15, 2019

The College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The fellow will be housed in the Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, and supported by the Center for the Humanities. The fellow will begin on August 19, 2019, and will teach a total of three undergraduate courses over two years, with no teaching in the first semester of the fellowship.
In 2019-2021, the stipend for postdoctoral fellows will be at least $67,870 per academic year, with a $5,000 per year research allowance. Fellows will be furnished with office space and computer equipment. Fellows are eligible for health insurance (more information: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/benefits/new-emp/grad.aspx).
We seek applications from scholars who work in the area of ancient Greek literature and language who have a strong research profile and a proven record of teaching ancient Greek at the undergraduate level (both introductory and intermediate).
*	     Fellows must hold a PhD in Classical Languages and Literature. 
*	     Applicants must be scholars who are not yet tenured and who are within 5 years of having received their PhD. To be eligible for this competition, the degree must be received between August 2014 and August 2019. 
*	     Applicants who do not yet hold a PhD but expect to file their final thesis prior to the begin date of the fellowship (August 19, 2019) must provide a letter from their home institution (department chair, head of graduate studies, or advisor) confirming the degree award schedule. 
*	     Doctoral candidates and those holding PhDs or other doctoral degrees from UW-Madison are ineligible. 
*	     The fellowship has no nationality requirements. If accepted, international candidates will be responsible for securing their own paperwork, visas, etc. as needed, though the university can provide some support in that process. 
*	     Selected recipients may not hold another fellowship simultaneous with this one. 
Application materials
 Your application must include the following:
*	100 word abstract of dissertation or book project. 
*	Proposal of up to 2,000 words. The proposal should outline completed research (including dissertation); work in progress; research that will be conducted as a Mellon Fellow; a description of professional goals and plans for publication; an indication of the undergraduate courses you might teach; and other relevant information. Include how you believe you would benefit from being at UW-Madison, including the faculty associations you would like to develop. 
*	Curriculum vitae; include work forthcoming and in progress. 
*	Writing sample of up to 25 pages double spaced. The writing sample should be in English. References/images/endnotes may be in reasonable excess of the 25 pages. 
*	Confidential reference letters from three writers. Reference letters should address the significance and feasibility of the proposed research; quality of the proposal; qualifications for the project; past work; and potential contributions to and benefits from being a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at UW-Madison. 
*	Optional: Statement of teaching philosophy and/or sample syllabi or descriptions of courses you have taught or would like to teach. 
Application submission
Applications must be submitted via Interfolio. Submit your application: https://apply.interfolio.com/57264
*      When you begin your application, you will be asked to upload your curriculum vitae, proposal, and writing sample as separate documents.
*      If you would like to include teaching information and/or you have a letter corroborating the degree award schedule, upload these as "additional documents."
*      All reference letters must be submitted through Interfolio.
*      All materials, including reference letters, must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on February 15, 2019, to ensure full consideration.
Because this fellowship includes teaching, a criminal background check will be required of fellowship recipients.
For more information about the program, see http://humanities.wisc.edu/research/postdocs
Questions: Megan Massino, fellows at humanities.wisc.edu / 608.890.0013
Difficulties using Interfolio?
The general help center is here: http://product-help.interfolio.com/ 
Help for letter writers can be found here http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/71066/c/220188 
Help for applicants is here: http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/27438

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