Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's History 2017, USA


January 06, 2017


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New-York Historical Society: Museum & Library : Fellowships

Hired for a two-year term, one postdoctoral fellow will work as a public historian and intellectual coordinator for tha New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History. The ideal candidate will have a stong Scholarly interest in women's history and some experience in public history.

The fellow will participate in developing programming and be deputized to operate certain projects independently. Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will be in residence as a full-time stuff member with a stipend of $50,000 per year with full benefits. 

This fellowship will begin September 1, 2017 and will last thorugh August 30, 2019. 


  • A two- to three-page statement that outlines the applicant's scholarly goals and proposes a potential public history project forcused around the field of women's history
  • A curriculum vitae 
  • An unofficial graduate school transcript
  • A short writing sample of no more than 3,000 words or ten pages
  • Three letters of recommendation

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November 09, 2016