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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature and Culture in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature and Culture

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Position Description

The Davis Center Postdoctoral Fellowship program offers comprehensive research, training and professional development opportunities for scholars advancing their careers in the humanities. Fellows pursue their research with support from an interdisciplinary community of experts and with access to world-class resources. The program provides scholars with experiences and connections that endure well beyond their fellowship year.

About this position:

• 9 month, full time, in-residence fellowship (September 1, 2024 – May 31, 2025)

• Stipend of $48,750

• $2,500 in additional research funding

• Eligible for employee benefits, including subsidized health insurance

• Citizens of all countries may apply

The Davis Center will award one Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature and Culture. Research proposals on topics related to the literature and culture of Russia or Eurasia are welcome.

Basic Qualifications

This position is for junior scholars who will have completed the Ph.D. or equivalent by September 2024, but no earlier than September 2019.

Citizens of all countries may apply.

Additional Qualifications

The Postdoctoral Fellowship is a 9 month, in-residence fellowship. Postdoctoral Fellows are in residence full-time at the Davis Center from September 1, 2024 – May 31, 2025.

Special Instructions

Applications must be submitted no later than January 18, 2024.

Contact Information

Kate Flaherty, Research Programs Coordinator

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3


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