American Academy of Arts & Sciences Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Job type: fellowship

Application deadline: October 20, 2015


The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an international learned society founded in 1780 and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, invites applications for its 2016-2017 scholar-in-residence program. The Academy seeks proposals from scholars who are completing manuscripts on American history, culture, and public policy from the founding period to the present. Untenured junior faculty and qualified postdoctoral scholars are invited to apply.

Visiting Scholars are based in Cambridge and have the opportunity to participate in seminars and other Academy events.

Applications must be submitted online: https://www.amacad.org/content/visitingScholars/application.aspx

Applicants should consult the program guidelines: http://www.amacad.org/content/visitingScholars/guidelines.pdf

Terms of Award: Visiting scholars are expected to be in residence at the Academy throughout the academic year (mid-September-May). The stipend is $45,000 for postdoctoral scholars; $65,000 for junior faculty (not to exceed one half of salary).

For Further Information: Contact the Visiting Scholars Program, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 136 Irving Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (vsp@amacad.org). Application information is available on the Academy’s website (www.amacad.org).

Posted: August 26, 2015