The Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University seeks 2-4 post-doctoral scholars for research fellowships for the 2012-2013 academic year, with option to extend for an additional year. The fellowship is open to scholars who have or will obtain their doctorate between August 2010 and August 2012, and who have not held tenure-track positions.
The post-doctoral fellowship of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University brings together an innovative group of interdisciplinary researchers from around the world and encourages interdisciplinary, transnational research. The fellowship provides emerging scholars the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and a figurative space for collaborative research and publication. Fellows teach one course per academic year. Scholars from any discipline may apply, provided they illustrate how their work will contribute to Global Thought’s research and teaching agenda.
Fellows receive an annual salary of $55,000.00, plus research stipend.
Applicants must submit cover letter, CV, research proposal of 1,500 words, writing sample of 4,000 words, proposed course syllabus of 2 pages, and 2 letters of reference.
Apply online: http://cgt.columbia.edu/form/
Application Deadline: October 31, 2011
Full Competition Announcement: http://cgt.columbia.edu/papers/post-doctoral_research_fellow_competition_announcement/
Frequently Asked Questions: http://cgt.columbia.edu/papers/post-doctoral_research_fellow_competition_faq/
For more information on the Committee on Global Thought: http://cgt.columbia.edu