Academic/Faculty, Business/Finance, International Affairs/Studies
To be awarded for twelve months’ residence, study, and research at Harvard Business School. This fellowship is to enable scholars to engage in research that will benefit from the resources of Harvard Business School and the larger Boston scholarly community. A travel fund and a book fund will be provided. This fellowship will also provide an opportunity for the fellow to participate in the activities of Harvard Business School. This can take several forms. The fellow can research and write a case, under the direction of a senior faculty member, to be used in one of the business history courses. She or he might also organize a research conference under the auspices of the Business History Initiative or assist the Initiative’s ongoing projects in other ways.
The fellowship is open to scholars who, within the last ten years, have received a Ph.D. in history, economics, or a related discipline.
Applicants should submit a CV, undergraduate transcript and graduate-school record, thesis abstract, and writing sample (such as an article or a book chapter). Applicants should also state the topics, objectives, and design for the specific research to be undertaken. Finally, applicants should indicate the names of three people who will write references on their behalf. The three letters of recommendation are to be submitted by the writers directly by October 15, 2020. It is the responsibility of the applicant to solicit these letters. The fellowship will be awarded and all applicants notified by mid-January. The Fellowship will begin July 1, 2021.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Harvard Business School
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