Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry: A Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis announces the twenty-third year of Modeling Interdisciplinary Inquiry, a postdoctoral fellowship program endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and designed to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching across the humanities and interpretive social sciences. We invite applications from recent PhDs, DPhils, or D.F.A.s (with degree in hand by June 30, 2024, and no earlier than June 30, 2021) who have not previously held a research-oriented postdoctoral fellowship.

In mid-August 2024 the newly selected Fellows will join the University’s ongoing interdisciplinary programs and working groups. Each fellowship is anticipated to run for two academic years, and the nine-month academic year salary for 2024-2025 will be $63,100.   Postdoctoral Fellows pursue their own continuing research in association with a senior faculty mentor at WU. During the two years of their fellowship, they will teach three undergraduate courses and collaborate in leading an interdisciplinary seminar on theory and methods for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students in the humanities and social sciences.

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

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