American Academy of Arts amd Sciences, junior faculty and postdoc fellowships


American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: October 15, 2011

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an international learned society located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, invites applications for its Visiting Scholars Program. Preference will be given to untenured junior faculty. Qualified postdoctoral scholars are also invited to apply. Candidates who are completing scholarly manuscripts are especially welcome. The Academy seeks proposals that relate to its research areas: Science, Technology & Global Security; Social Policy & American Institutions; Humanities & Culture; and Education. Projects that address American cultural, social, or political issues from the founding period to the present are welcome, as are studies on the history of science.

Visiting Scholars are based in Cambridge and expected to participate in seminars and other Academy events.

Terms of Award: The stipend is $40,000 for postdoctoral scholars; $60,000 for junior faculty (not to exceed one half of salary).

Contact: For Further Information: Contact the Visiting Scholars Program, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 136 Irving Street, Cambridge MA 02138 ( Application information is available on the Academys website (

Primary Category: Humanities

Secondary Categories: History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Social Sciences

Posting Date: 09/19/2011
Closing Date 10/16/2011