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November 12, 2012

Center for the Study of Modern Art 2013–14 Postdoctoral Fellowship

Phillips Collection
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About the fellowship
The Phillips Collection, in partnership with the George Washington University (GW), offers a postdoctoral fellowship to support research and teaching on topics in American, European, or non-Western art, including photography, from 1780 to the present. The fellow is expected to be in residence in Washington, D.C., at the Phillips Collection during the fall and spring semesters from July 2013 to June 2014.

The fellow is expected to teach one undergraduate or graduate course at the Center for the Study of Modern Art, present at least one public lecture at the Phillips or at GW, and participate in other programs and discussions with scholars, critics, museum staff, and students at the museum and the university.

The appointment carries a departmental affiliation with the George Washington University’s Department of Fine Arts and Art History and with the Phillips Collection. The fellow receives a stipend and generous benefits package, as well as various university/museum privileges, including access to facilities, libraries of institutions, equipment, support staff, curators, and faculty.

Selection committee
A panel of GW faculty and Phillips staff, including curators, review the applications. The award recipient is notified within two months following the application deadline.

Requirements
The fellowship is open to untenured scholars who have received their PhDs within the past five years. Applicants must have received their PhD by the time the fellowship begins (no later than June 30, 2013). Preference will be given to applicants whose projects focus on subjects related to the museum’s areas of collecting and reinterpret the topic via innovative methodological approaches or alternative perspectives that may cross national boundaries and art historical time periods.

Apply
The 2013–14 fellowship residency term is from July 2013 through June 2014. The application deadline is January 15, 2013.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, one-page research proposal, sample syllabus for a proposed undergraduate or graduate course, and two letters of reference. All application materials must be packed together as a single document and sent electronically to:

Meg Clark
Center for the Study of Modern Art
The Phillips Collection
[email protected]

The Phillips Collection and the George Washington University are Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employers.

 

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