Postdoctoral Fellowship in History

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
14 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Postdoctoral Fellowship in History
School    Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area    Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Position Description    
The Davis Center Postdoctoral Fellowship program offers comprehensive research, training and professional development opportunities for scholars advancing their careers in history. Fellows pursue their research with support from an interdisciplinary community of experts and with access to world-class resources. The program provides scholars with experiences and connections that endure well beyond their fellowship year. 

About this position:

  • 9-month, full-time, in-residence fellowship (September 2020 – May 31, 2021)
  • Stipend of up to $43,500
  • $2,000 in additional research funding
  • Eligible for employee benefits, including subsidized health insurance
  • Shared office space and borrowing privileges at Harvard libraries provided
  • Citizens of all countries may apply 

The Davis Center will award one Postdoctoral Fellowship in History. Research proposals on topics related to the history of Eurasia are welcome.

Basic Qualifications    
This position is for junior scholars who will have completed the Ph.D. or equivalent by September 2020, but no earlier than September 2015.

Citizens of all countries may apply.

Additional Qualifications    
The Postdoctoral Fellowship is a 9-month, in-residence fellowship. Postdoctoral Fellows are in residence full-time at the Davis Center from September 2020 – May 31, 2021.

Special Instructions    
Applications must be submitted no later than January 10, 2020.

Please refer to the below FAQ for additional information about the Postdoctoral Fellowship and application procedures:


Contact Information    
Donna Cardarelli, Research Programs Coordinator

Contact Email    dcpdoc@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer    
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Minimum Number of References Required    1   
Maximum Number of References Allowed    3