Monthly Archives: November 2012

Max Planck Predoctoral Position in the History of Science

Deadline: December 31
Length: 1-2 years (with possible extension)
Comments: “The position is awarded in conjunction with the research project The Construction of Norms in 17th– to 19th-Century Europe and the United States“; “Although projects must have a history of science component, this may be in either the natural or the human sciences, with relevant disciplinary perspectives including history of psychology, legal history, history of medicine, technology studies, disability studies, linguistics, comparative literature, history of philosophy, and others”; “this research group works on deafness and hysteriafrom the early seventeenth to the late nineteenth centuryas two sites of conflicting new conceptions of the human”
URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=45852

American Bar Foundation Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowship in Law and Social Science

Deadline: December 15
Length: 1 year
Comments: “Doctoral and proposed research must be in the general area of sociolegal studies or in social scientific approaches to law, the legal profession, or legal institutions”; “applicants must have completed all doctoral requirements except the dissertation by September 1, 2013 [and] applicants who will have completed the dissertation prior to September 1, 2013 are also welcome to apply” (Several past fellows work on gender topics — see http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellowships/Doctoral_Fellows/New_Doctoral_Fellows__2012_2013.html)
URL: http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/research/Fellowshipopportunities/ABFDoctoralFellowshipProgram.html

Western Illinois Underrepresented Dissertation Fellowship

Deadline: March 1 (review begins)
Length: 1 year
Comments: Open to those working in all fields taught at WIU; ” Fellows must have successfully completed qualifying and/or comprehensive exams, and be at the dissertation stage of a doctoral degree program”; “We are particularly interested in applications from individuals representing disciplines in which individuals are underrepresented, whose research highlights diversity, and/or in a field working with traditional underrepresented group careers”
URL: http://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=DDED4228D022002DCB6CFF9BEEF5A9BC?JOBID=36094

Princeton Postdoctoral Research Associateships/Visiting Research Scholarships in Middle Eastern Studies

Deadline: December 31
Length: 1 year
Comments: Research Theme for 2013-2014: “The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language”; seeking “candidates with any disciplinary or theoretical perspective (e.g., history, law, sociology, anthropology, demography, politics, literature, as well as Islamic and gender studies)” 
URL: https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=192243

UIUC Postdoctoral Research Associateship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 14
Length: 1 year
Comments: “Preference given to scholars in African American Studies theory; 19th century history; political economy/politics/public policy; women, gender, sexuality, and families; and African American culture–film, literature, music, etc.”; applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, must have received doctorate or appropriate terminal degree within last 4 years or will complete degree by June of the fellowship year”
URL: http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000754006-01/

Grinnell Postdoctoral Fellowship in German Studies

Deadline: December 14
Length: 2 years
Comments: ” Possible teaching areas include German Literary and Cultural Studies from any period; Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies in a German or International context; German Media Studies; Theater and Performance Studies; Race and Ethnicity with an emphasis on German-speaking cultures, or other courses in the regular curriculum on the German Department”; “Eligible candidates must have received their Ph.D. in 2010 or later”
URL: https://jobs.grinnell.edu/postings/323

Center for Metropolitan Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 1
Length: 2 years
Comments: “Our program covers the
following four research fields: architecture and urban planning, migration and mobility, knowledge
transfer and communication, and environment and sustainability”
URL: http://www.geschundkunstgesch.tu-berlin.de/fileadmin/fg95/Hauptordner_IGK/IGK-Ausschreibung_Postdoc_2013_EN_final.pdf