The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory University announces up to three annual Post-Doctoral Fellowships for an academic year of study, teaching, and residence in the Center. The purpose of the FCHI Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is to stimulate and support humanistic research by providing scholars in early stages of their careers with the necessary time, space, and other resources. In addition, the Program was created to allow the Emory community access to a range of humanistic work by visiting scholars from other institutions.
An essential feature of the Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is the expectation that Fellows make intellectual contributions not only within the Center, but, more widely, to humanistic studies at Emory. Thus Post-Doctoral Fellows will be expected to offer an upper-level undergraduate course on a subject of their choice during the spring of their fellowship year.
Please note that Post-Doctoral Fellows, who must have the PhD in hand before submission of their applications, are awarded to those who have held the PhD for no more than six years before receiving the fellowship.
The FCHI Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is designed to offer research opportunities both to those trained in the humanities as traditionally defined and to others working with humanistic issues. Research projects must be humanistic, but applicants may hold the Ph.D. in any discipline. The Center encourages applications from scholars whose research is likely to contribute to intellectual exchange among a diverse group of scholars within the disciplines of the humanities.
Because the FCHI is a residential center, its intellectual life depends on collegial interaction. Fellows will be expected to be in residence full-time for two years during both terms of the regular academic year and to take an active part in the life of the FCHI, as well as in the intellectual life of the larger University.
Applicants will be expected to present a completed project that, at the end of the fellowship, could be sent to a press for consideration.