Friday, February 6, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University

[AAIS] Lauro De Bosis Fellowship 2015-16: Accepting Applications
American Association for Italian Studies
Please circulate the following message to interested candidates in your
respective departments and universities. Note the extended deadline (March 13)
with respect to last year's fellowship.

Lauro de Bosis Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Committee for the Lauro De Bosis Lectureship in the History of Italian
Civilization at Harvard University seeks candidates who attained their Ph.D.
(or equivalent) within the past ten years (December 2004 or after), for a
postdoctoral fellowship in any aspect of Italian culture, history, and society,
to be held during the academic year 2015-2016. The fellowship may be one or two
semesters in length, depending on the proposed research project; it carries a
stipend of $25,000 for one semester and $50,000 for two semesters. The
recipient of the fellowship will be expected to be in residence in Cambridge
for the entire period of her or his appointment, and to use the resources of
the University to pursue a project with a substantial Italian component. He or
she will also have the opportunity to teach a course or organize a workshop at
Harvard, and will be expected to make a seminar presentation of his or her

Applicants should submit a 1000-word English-language description of their
project, a curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation (sent separately
by the recommenders) by e-mail to Christopher Brown at
All applications should include a facing page including the following
information: the candidate's name, current affiliation, mailing address,
telephone, e-mail address, the title of the proposal, the month and year the
Ph.D. (or equivalent) was obtained, the name of the institution that granted
the degree, and the names and e-mail addresses of the recommenders. All
queries regarding the fellowship should be sent via e-mail to the following

Harvard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications must be received by Friday, March 13,

The Lauro de Bosis Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Italian
Civilization at Harvard University