Saturday, October 27, 2007

Mellon Post-Doc at Notre Dame

Please take note of a Mellon postdoctoral fellowship
opportunity at the
Medieval Institute of the University of Notre Dame,
and alert possible

Thank you,

Roberta Baranowski
Assistant Director, Medieval Institute

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medieval
The Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame
offers a
Postdoctoral Fellowship for a junior scholar in
Medieval Studies, made
possible through the generosity of the Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation. The
fellowship will permit an outstanding young scholar in
any field of
medieval studies to continue his or her research while
in residence at
Notre Dame's Medieval Institute during the academic
year 2008-2009.

The Mellon Fellow's principal obligation will be to
pursue his or her
research. Though the Fellowship carries no teaching
responsibilities, it
is expected that the Fellow will take advantage of the
opportunity to
participate in the intellectual life of the Institute
and the
multidisiciplinary activities that it sponsors for the
community at Notre Dame. The Fellow will be provided
with an office in
the Medieval Institute, full library and computer
privileges, and access
to the Institute's research tools. The Fellow will be
expected to reside
in South Bend.

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a regular
appointment at a U.S.
institution and plan to return to their institution
following their
fellowship year. They must have the Ph.D. in hand as
of the application
date and must not be more than five years beyond the

Stipend: $40,000.

Application deadline: January 15, 2008.

Application procedure: There is no special application
form. Rather,
applicants should submit a narrative of no more than
five pages
describing their proposed research, indicating how it
builds on existing
scholarship, and suggesting how it will benefit from
interdisciplinary studies. Applicants should also
submit a current
curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of
reference to be sent
to the Medieval Institute by the January 15 deadline.
Announcement of
the selection will be made in mid-February 2008.

Please send applications to the address below:
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Application
Medieval Institute
715 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
FAX (574) 631-8644.
For further information, contact: Roberta Baranowski,
(574) 631-8304,

-- Roberta A. Baranowski Assistant Director, Medieval Institute
University of Notre Dame 715 Hesburgh Library Notre Dame, IN 46556
574-631-8304 (telephone) 574-631-8644 (fax)

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