The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for three fellows to be appointed to a one year term beginning July 1, 2014.

The Mellon Postdoctoral Program encourages innovative teaching, enriches educational and research opportunities in the humanities, and fosters the career development of a select group of promising young scholars. Each fellowship carries a departmental affiliation and the responsibility of teaching one course per semester at the Krieger School. The stipend is $57,000 plus $2,000 available for research and travel expenses. Health insurance and a one-time moving allowance of $2,500 are also provided.

Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. in one of the following fields:  History, English, History of Art, Musicology, Classics, Anthropology, German, Romance Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, History of Science and Technology, Near Eastern Studies, no earlier than June 30, 2009 and no later than June 30, 2014.

The application deadline is November 14, 2013. For more information, see the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences website.