The Departments of Comparative Literature and French Studies at Brown
University seek to appoint an Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in
the field of Multilingualism in Medieval France and the broader
European context. The recipient of this two-year fellowship (starting
July 1, 2012) will teach one course each semester and will be
affiliated with the Cogut Center for the Humanities, where s/he will
be actively involved in the intellectual life of the Center.
Preference will be given to scholars with expertise in Medieval French
languages and literatures and at least one other medieval language,
and to scholars whose research engages theoretical issues involving
Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the last five years
from an institution other than Brown. The fellow will receive
stipends of $52,000 and $54,080 in the 1st and 2nd years,
respectively, plus standard fellows’ benefits and a $2,000 per year
research budget. The application deadline is January 20, 2012.
Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, three letters of
recommendation, and a writing sample directly to Department Manager
Michele Carreiro, Department of French Studies, Box 1961, Brown
University, Providence, RI 02912. Please note that no electronic
materials will be accepted.