The Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2021-24 fellowship competition. Three fellowships will be awarded: Two Open Fellowships in any discipline represented in the Society and one Fellowship in Humanistic Studies. Applicants may apply for more than one fellowship pertinent to their research and teaching. Please see the Society's website (sf.princeton.edu) for fellowship details, eligibility, disciplines and applications.Appointed in the Council of the Humanities and academic departments, postdoctoral fellows pursue their research, attend weekly seminars and teach half-time as lecturers for a term of three years. In each of the first two years, fellows teach one course each semester; in their third year, only one course. Fellows must reside in or near Princeton during the academic year. Applicants holding the Ph.D. at the time of application must have received the degree after January 1, 2019. Applicants not yet holding the Ph.D. must have completed a substantial portion of the dissertation - approximately half - at the time of application. Successful candidates must fulfill all requirements for the Ph.D., including filing of the dissertation, by June 15, 2021. Candidates for/recipients of doctoral degrees in Education, Jurisprudence and from Princeton University are not eligible. Applicants may apply only once to the Princeton Society of Fellows.Selection is based on exceptional scholarly achievement and evidence of unusual promise, range and quality of teaching experience, and potential contributions to an interdisciplinary community. The Society of Fellows seeks a diverse and international pool of applicants, and especially welcomes those from underrepresented backgrounds.Applicants are asked to submit an online application by August 4, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EST). These positions are subject to the University's background check policy.
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