Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship - Native American Studies

Wesleyan University invites applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Native American Studies. We seek a scholar whose research focuses on the cultures and/or history of indigenous people in North America. The successful candidate will offer courses originating in the American Studies Department.

The fellowship includes limited teaching duties and opportunities for scholarly research and professional development. Ph.D. must be received before July 2016 and preferably since 2012. Annual stipend of $50,000, research/travel funds, and health insurance. Renewable for a second year. Applications, including cover letter, CV, a writing sample (either a manuscript of no more than 30 pages or an article), and contact information for three referees must be submitted online at [].

Inquiries may be directed to Professor Patricia Hill, Director, Center for the Americas, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Applications received by November 15, 2015 will receive full consideration.

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