Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Italian Studies
- Location details
- Brown University Department of Italian Studies
- Position type
- Postdoctoral fellow
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- English, Italian
- Comparative literature, Interdisciplinary, Humanities, Film and media studies, Literature, non-English, Literature, multicultural
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
- Rhode Island
Brown University invites applications for a 2-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Italian Studies, with a specialization in postcolonial studies and additional expertise in the literatures of migration. This position is to be held jointly at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and the Department of Italian Studies, effective July 1, 2023. Our goal is to appoint an exceptional scholar of modern Italy with an interest in colonial/migratory narratives across digital media, colonial cinema and history. The successful candidate will teach two courses per year in the Department of Italian Studies cross-listed in the Cogut Institute's Humanities course offerings. The fellow will also be affiliated with the Cogut Institute and is expected to participate in the weekly Tuesday seminars as well as other activities of the Institute. PhD must be in hand by July 1, 2023 or must have been awarded in the last five years. Recipients of a Ph.D. from Brown University are ineligible. Salary of $61,500 with an increase to $63,907 the second year plus benefits and a research budget of $2,000 per year. Please send cover letter of application, CV, and dissertation abstract. Brown University's Department of Italian Studies seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, viewpoints, and ways of knowing and learning. Applicants must apply via Interfolio. Deadline for applying is January 15, 2023.
PhD must be in hand by July 1, 2023 or must have been awarded in the last five years. Recipients of a Ph.D. from Brown University are ineligible.
Please send cover letter of application, CV, and dissertation abstract. Applicants should state in their cover letter how, through their research approaches, teaching methodology and/or public engagement, they are prepared to advance Brown’s strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants must apply via Interfolio. Deadline for applying is January 15, 2023.
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