Search: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows in Dance Studies

Call for Applications

A consortium of three research universities–Brown, Northwestern, and Stanford–seeks to appoint Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows in Dance Studies for the academic year 2016-17. Fellows will be associated with departments of dance/theatre/performance studies and with humanities centers on each campus and will teach two undergraduate courses. International applicants are welcome, as are applicants from Ph.D.s in all fields in the humanities and humanistic social sciences that border dance studies.

The initial appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. no later than 15 July 2016 and no earlier than 15 July 2013. Campus placement will be determined by the Search Committee.

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, a sample syllabus for an introductory course in dance studies, and three letters of recommendation to Dance Studies Search Committee, Northwestern University, University Hall 215, 1897 Sheridan Road, Evanston IL 60208-2240. Electronic applications (in Word or pdf) may be emailed to project assistant Jennifer Britton ( with the subject line “HDance Studies Search.” AA/EOE. Northwestern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Deadline for applications is 1 January 2016.

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