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Cornell University Residential Society Fellowships US, 2020-2021

The Society for the Humanities was established at Cornell University in 1966 to support research and teaching in the humanities. It is intended to be at once a research institute, a stimulus to educational innovation, and a continuing society of scholars. The Society and its Fellows have fostered path-breaking interdisciplinary dialogue and theoretical reflection on the humanities at large. socie... read more

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect on the 2020-21 theme of FABRICATION

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Aim and Benefits

Successful applicants will receive $52,000 each


List of Courses for Postdoctoral Scholarship


Requirements for Postdoctoral Scholarship Qualification

Fellows should be working on topics related to the year’s theme. Their approach to the humanities should be broad enough to appeal to students and scholars in several humanistic disciplines.

Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree before January 1, 2019.  The Society for the Humanities will not consider applications from scholars who received the Ph.D. after this date. Applicants must also have one or more years of teaching experience, which may include teaching as a graduate student.


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Interview date, Process and Venue

For further information: 
Phone: 607-255-9274
Email: [email protected]
Awards will be announced by the end of December 2019. 

Note: Extensions for applications will not be granted. The Society will consider only fully completed applications. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that ALL documentation is complete, and that referees submit their letters of recommendation to the Society before the closing date. 


Required Documents for Application

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Scholarly Paper - Writing Sample no more than 35 pages
  3. Seminar Proposal
  4. One Page Research Project Abstract
  5. Detailed Research Project Statement
  6. Research Project Working Bibliography (optional)
  7. Two Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at this site 

And anything else requested in the description.



Application Deadline

October 1, 2019 .


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Cornell University on academicjobsonline.org to apply

The following application materials must be submitted via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14020 on or before OCTOBER 1, 2019. Any other method of applying will not be accepted. 

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. A one-page abstract describing the research project the applicant would like to pursue during the term of the fellowship (no more than 300 words) 
  3. A detailed statement of the research project (1,000 – 2,000 words). Applicants may also include a one-page bibliography of the most essential materials to the project. 
  4. A course proposal for a seminar related to the applicant’s research. Seminars meet two hours per week for one semester and enrollment is limited to fifteen advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The course proposal should consist of: 
    • A brief course description suitable for the University course catalog (50-125 words) 
    • A detailed course proposal (up to 300 words) 
    • A list of the essential texts for the course 
  5. One scholarly paper (no more than 35 pages in length) 
  6. Two letters of recommendation from senior colleagues to whom candidates should send their research proposal and teaching proposal. Letters of recommendation should include an evaluation of the candidate’s proposed research and teaching statements. Please ask referees to submit their letters directly through the application link. Letters must be submitted on or before OCTOBER 1, 2019

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