Mellon Post-Doc at Tufts

See on the Tufts website (see full ad). This might be an appropriate post for a digital classicist to apply for; interested candidates are encouraged to contact Gregory Crane ( as soon as possible.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has generously provided Tufts University with funding to bring two postdoctoral fellows each year for four years to pursue new collaborative research projects with Tufts faculty in the Humanities. Two fellows will be appointed in fall 2007.

Each fellow will be housed for two years in a particular department or interdisciplinary program, and will be associated with one or more Tufts faculty members who will serve as advisor/mentor(s). Fellows will be expected to teach one course in the spring semester of their first year and two in the second year of their residency. Applications will be competitively evaluated by the Mellon Postdoctoral Committee There is no requirement that the fellows be U.S. citizens. Applicants for the fellowships must have received their PhD within the past five years. The stipend for fellows will be $46,440 plus benefits, and a research allowance of $6,000 per year.

Recipients of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships will appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, upon the recommendation of the Mellon Postdoctoral Committee and in consultation with appropriate departments. All applications must be received no later than February 1, 2007.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mellon Administrator David Proctor at or 617-627-3213.

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