The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for the 2015-2016 Jimmy and Dee Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship, a one-year fellowship to be held August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016 and renewable for one year. The Haslam Fellowship is open to untenured scholars in any field of late antique or early medieval studies in the period 300-1100 C.E. The Institute hopes to attract a scholar of outstanding potential with an innovative research plan, who will participate fully in the intellectual life of the Marco community throughout the academic year. During the course of the year, the Fellow will teach one graduate seminar in his or her field of expertise. The seminar will preferably use primary source materials. The Fellow receives a $1,750 travel stipend and is eligible to apply for additional travel and research funding through the Institute. Salary is $40,000 and includes full benefits.
Online application form, curriculum vitae, detailed research plan (2 single-spaced pages), and two letters of reference must be submitted by April 1, 2015. To apply, please visit the link: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_knoxville/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1500000049, which takes you to Marco’s specific posting at UT’s online application program. You will be able to complete the online form after creating a user account. The online application provides you with opportunities to upload your c.v. and research plan. Please ask referees to send recommendations under separate cover by email attachment (Word or pdf preferred) to Thomas E. Burman, Riggsby Director, Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Recommendations should also be received by April 1, 2015.