Position Open: Mellon Teaching Fellow Position, Harriman Institute at Columbia University

The Harriman Institute invites applications for 2 two-year Mellon Teaching Fellow positions, extending over 2022-2023 and 2023-2024. Mellon Fellows are expected to concentrate on their own research and writing; to teach a course of their own design in the spring semester of each of the two years; to give a public seminar/lecture on their research and to be active participants in the Institute’s scholarly community. The Institute provides opportunities to organize conferences and other public events around their particular interests.

The primary criterion in awarding these fellowships is academic excellence. The Institute seeks evidence that the candidate’s research, teaching, and publications will make a significant, original contribution to the study of Russia, Eurasia, and/or East Central Europe in their particular field of study. Eligibility is restricted to those who have received the Ph.D. between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2022 and do not hold a tenure-track position. All fellows must have successfully defended and deposited their dissertations prior to the commencement of the appointment.

The deadline for applications in January 15, 2022. Further information and application materials can be found here.