Post-Doctoral Fellowship Application

Announcing the 2017-18

Chabraja Post-Doctoral Fellowships

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies is happy to announce the Call for Applications for two post-doctoral fellowships, which offer one year’s support to Ph.D. graduates of the Northwestern History Department to help them advance their research and publication agenda and gain additional teaching experience. .

Applicants can be in any field and must have completed all of their degree requirements by September 1, 2017. 74 Competition for these fellowships is open to graduates who have received or expect to receive their PhD in 2016 or 2017 and do not have ongoing employment. 

Recipients will be selected by a committee of Northwestern faculty from both within and beyond the History Department plus at least one member from outside Northwestern University.

Fellowship awardees will receive a stipend of $55,000, a $3,000 research budget, and benefits.  They will be expected to participate in all Chabraja Center events, may have light duties connected to CCHS, and will teach one lecture course and one seminar (likely a first-year seminar) for the History Department.  They must be in residence for the full academic year.

Applications for these fellowships are due by Wednesday, APRIL 12, 2016 by midnight Please submit the following to Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch (efp@northwestern.edu). 

  1. A cover letter outlining your research and teaching interests
  2. A current curriculum vitae
  3. One article- or chapter-length writing sample
  4. The syllabus of a course you have taught or would like to teach
  5. Teaching evaluations
  6. In addition, please have two recommenders send letters to Elzbieta by the deadline.

We will confirm receipt of your application. Applicants will be notified by mid-May.