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Michigan Society of Fellows Three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships 2018, USA


Deadline:

September 26, 2017


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The Society invites applications from qualified candidates who are at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the Ph.D. or comparable professional or artistic degree between June 1, 2015 and September 1, 2018. Applications from degree candidates and recipients of the Ph.D. from the University of Michigan will not be considered. Non-US citizens may apply.

Application Procedures

  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • It is not necessary to send a transcript of graduate courses or grades.
  • Applicants who have previously applied for the Society of Fellows’ postdoctoral fellowships may re-apply but must complete a new application.
  • The dates for completion of the Ph.D. degree, between June 1, 2015 and September 1, 2018, are strictly observed, with no exceptions.

Notification of Applicants

  • Applicants will receive a confirming email message once the application is complete.
  • Please provide both surface mail and electronic addresses so that we can reach you easily. Advise us by e-mail if either address changes.
  • Final review will occur at the end of January 2018, and applicants will be notified in writing by March 1.
  • All dossier materials and the selection committee’s evaluations remain confidential. The committee is not able to provide feedback on individual applications.

The Society invites applications from qualified candidates who are at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the Ph.D. or comparable professional or artistic degree between June 1, 2015 and September 1, 2018. Applications from degree candidates and recipients of the Ph.D. from the University of Michigan will not be considered. Non-US citizens may apply.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 1:00 PM EDT

Dossier Items

For Referees

Dossier items to be completed by the referee:

  • Confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically to the Society by two referees.

For Candidates

  • Dossier items to be completed by the candidate:
  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample – not to exceed 40, double-spaced pages
  • Research proposal – not to exceed 3, double-spaced pages
  • $35 Application fee

Details of Dossier Items

For Referees

  • Confidential letters of reference from no more than two referees should be submitted in PDF format as instructed by the applicant.
  • Letterhead is preferred
  • Letter should be addressed to: Professor Donald Lopez

For Applicants

The application form will be available August 1.

For the department(s) entry please designate the academic department(s) you would expect to be affiliated with at the University of Michigan. This is usually the department of your Ph.D. and the department(s) in which you are qualified to teach.

The research proposal should outline the methods and aims of research beyond your thesis or other work resulting in your last degree.  Please keep in mind that your project proposal will be read by non-specialists, as well as by specialists in your field.  Proposals that involve more than on discipline and/or demonstrate interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.

THE FELLOWSHIP POLICIES

Should a conflict arise within the Society of Fellows or with the Society of Fellows Administrator, the issue should be referred to the Chair of the Society of Fellows. If the issue cannot be resolved by the Chair of the Society of Fellows, or if the issue involves the Chair, it should be referred to the Dean of the Rackham Graduate School. Any issue that cannot be resolved by the Dean should be referred to the Graduate Student Affairs Officer and Resolution Officer.

CONTACT

0540 Rackham Building
915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070
Phone: (734) 763-1259
E-mail: society.of.fellows@umich.edu

 


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August 29, 2017




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