Category Archives: Research fellowship

Rice University Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Sociology

Deadline: Unstated, but job begins November 1

Length: 13 months

Comments: “Post-Baccalaureate Fellow will assist with … National Science Foundation-Funded research projects related to gender and LGBTQ inequality in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professions.” Must have BA or MA in sociology.


Smithsonian Institute Dibner and Baird Resident Scholarships

Deadline: January 15

Length: Up to 6 months @ $3500/month

Comments: Dibner for “for individuals working on a topic relating to the history of science and technology”; Baird “to support the study of some of SI Libraries’ most unique and valuable holdings: its Special Collections.”


C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

Deadline: November 1

Length: 9 months (academic year 2015-16)

Comments: “Applicants should have a significant book-length project currently in progress. The project should address the history and/or legacy – broadly defined – of the American Revolution and the nation’s founding ideas. It might focus on the founding era itself, or on the myriad ways the questions that preoccupied the nation’s founders have shaped America’s later history. Work that contributes to ongoing national conversations about America’s past and present, with the potential to reach a wide public, is particularly sought.” Listed on H-Net under (among others) category Women, Gender, and Sexuality


University of Notre Dame Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellowship

Deadline: December 5

Length: 1 year

Comments: Research areas are Gender, Peacebuilding & Post-Accord Transformation, Diaspora Communities, Conflict & Peacebuilding, Peace Studies


Harvard University Research Associateship/Visiting Professorship in Women’s Studies in Religion

Deadline: October 15

Length: 9 months

Comments: Must have received PhD by October 1, 2014. ” Proposals for book-length research projects using both religion and gender as central categories of analysis are welcomed.”


National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

Deadline: October 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.” “all applicants must document that they will have completed all pre-dissertation requirements by June 1, 2015”


Princeton University Davis Center for Historical Studies Visiting Research Scholar Position 2017-18

Deadline: December 1

Length: up to 1 year

Comments: “During the academic year 2017-18, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies will focus on the topic of “Risk and Fortune.”




University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Research Fellowship at the Center for the Education of Women

Deadline: Posting up for 7 days; posted 6/21

Length: One year with possibility of renewal (starts September 2014)

Comments: “The Center for the Education of Women is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow able to contribute to the Center?s evaluation research efforts (0.25 FTE) while primarily pursuing her or his own research agenda that focuses on gender or any intersections of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status or other socio-cultural issues.” “It is the explicit goal of this position to contribute to the diversification of the professoriate through one?s gender-related research agenda and self-identification as underrepresented minority based on race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or socio-economic status.”


Cornell Avon Global Center for Women & Justice Fellowship

Deadline: May 1

Length: 1 year with possible renewal

Comments: Must have JD or LLM; “The Center’s initiatives focus on advancing access to justice and the international rule of law, with an emphasis on defending the human rights of women and girls.”


University of Belfast Research Fellowship in Improvisation and Child Protection

Deadline: Interviews begin May 19

Length: 12 months

Comments: 80% full time. PhD in Music. “To be an active member of the research project/team interrogating the possibility of transposing the ‘language’ of musical improvisation, that is, its discourses, practices and pedagogies, into the ‘key’ or discipline of law, specifically Northern Irish child
protection law, the aim being for academics and practitioners of musical improvisation and law to develop a shared language and
exchange knowledge and ideas that will ultimately lead to better decision-making in both areas.”


See: Improvisation job