Stipendium: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities: Religious Culture and the Arts (The Johns Hopkins University)

Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University:
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for 2016-2017: Religious Culture and the Arts: Christianity, Judaism and Islam”
Stipend: $61,060 and $2,000 available for research and travel expenses
Deadline: November 12, 2015
Begin: July 1, 2016

The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for two fellows, who will be appointed to two-year terms beginning July 1, 2016.

Each fellowship carries a departmental affiliation and the responsibility of teaching one course per semester. In addition, Fellows are expected to participate in the monthly Mellon Seminar and to present their work to the seminar at least once over the course of their two-year appointment. The initial stipend is $61,060, with an additional $2,000 available for research and travel expenses. Health insurance and a one-time moving allowance of $2,000 are also provided. Appointments are for one year, renewable for a second year.

Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. in one of the following fields: History, English, History of Art, Musicology, Classics, Anthropology, German and Romance Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, History of Science and Technology, Near Eastern Studies, no earlier than June 30, 2011 and no later than June 30th, 2016.

The deadline to submit applications is 11:59p.m. (EST) Thursday, November 12, 2015. Applications are submitted online at, and must include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Full curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Academic statement that includes research and teaching proposal.

For questions or concerns, please email Gabrielle Spiegel, Spiegel -at-

Incomplete applications are not considered for the fellowship. It is the applicants responsibility to make sure their application is received in full. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit for more information.

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