Call for Applications, Postdoctoral Fellowships
Call for Applications
The application form will go live on Saturday 1 October 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (EDT).
The Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI) at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships designed to provide financial and intellectual support for outstanding scholars at the beginning of their professional careers. Up to three Fellows in the Humanities will be selected each year for a two-year fellowship in the JHI. Fellows will be selected on the basis of accomplishment appropriate to their stage in their career, the promise of excellence and the relevance of their research to the annual theme.
The JHI interprets "Humanities" as a broad category, including political theory, interpretative social science, music, and the arts.
Applicants who received their Ph.D. prior to 1 July 2009 are ineligible.
Degree candidates and recipients of the Ph.D. from the University of Toronto are ineligible.
Fellowships are open to citizens of all states. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may further expand the range of ideas and perspectives.
You will be asked to upload the following documents in your application:
All documents must be in .doc or .pdf format. The size limit for a complete application including all four documents is 7 mb. If your application is too large, you will see an error message; please adjust the size of your files and try again.
You will also be asked to provide the names and email addresses of three referees, and/or the name and email address of your dossier service. You may include both a dossier service and referee names if necessary. Please alert your referees to your intention to apply before you submit your application in order to allow them sufficient time to respond.
When you complete the application, click Submit. Please be aware that it is not possible to save a partial application and return to it at a later point. When you click on Submit, your application will be filed, and the referees that you have named will be contacted automatically to request letters of reference. Do not click Submit until all materials have been uploaded and you are ready for reference requests to go out.
You may check on the status of your application by going into your userID profile on the JHI website and clicking on Applications (left column). If your application says "complete", your dossier/references have been received. If your application says "pending", we are waiting for a dossier or reference letters. Your dossier and/or letters of reference should be received by 15 December 2011.