Call for Applications

The Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences and the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis invites applications from all disciplines for post-doctoral resident fellowships during the 2021-2022 academic year. The fellows will take a leading role in a yearlong Center for Historical Analysis seminar on the subject of Life and Death, co-directed by Professors Kim Mutcherson, Rutgers Law School, and Johanna Schoen, Rutgers Department of History

The Seminar will explore what it has meant, and what it now means, to be alive or dead using a cross-cultural and multidisciplinary lens. The full description of the project can be found at

Fellows will receive stipends of $48,000 as well as a research allocation of $2,000; they will also receive Rutgers University health benefits.  Fellows will be expected to pursue and present their research, and to participate in weekly seminars and other activities at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis.  

Applications consisting of a CV, a 1,500-word research project description, and 3 letters of recommendation should all be submitted electronically to . All applications must be received by February 26, 2021.  Not limited to recent Ph.D.s; applicants must have finished all requirements for the Ph.D. by July 1, 2021.

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