PLAS awards five to seven short-term fellowships, for stays of one-month, to outstanding scholars in the humanities and social sciences, as well as to established writers, artists, filmmakers, or architects working on projects relating to Latin America. Visiting Fellows are expected to devote themselves to research and to participate regularly in the scholarly activities of the PLAS intellectual community.
Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) Short-term Visiting Fellowships, 2024-2025
Job Title: Visiting Fellow
Requisition Number: D-24-LAS-00003
The Program in Latin American Studies is launching an open call for applications for next year’s visiting short-term fellowships. We are looking for advanced or mid-career scholars in their field. Applications will be accepted from outstanding scholars in the humanities and social sciences, as well as from established writers, artists, filmmakers, or architects working on projects relating to Latin America who are stellar teachers.
Appointments will be for one month during the 2024-2025 academic year (September 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025) or the summer (July and August) to be determined on a case-by-case basis. The Office of the Dean of the Faculty determines stipend on the basis of current academic rank; appointment rank at Princeton is determined on the basis of seniority and current institutional affiliation.
Visiting Fellows will be expected to devote themselves to research and to participate regularly in the scholarly activities of the PLAS intellectual community.
How to Apply:
For full consideration, all the materials listed below must be received by October 15, 2023. All candidates must apply online to submit materials at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/31302.
- Cover letter (in English) indicating the calendar month the applicant proposes to stay), title of the proposed research project, and an explanation for reasons to be here at Princeton (i.e., use the library, look at particular archives, work with members of the faculty, etc.);
- Curriculum vitae (in English);
- A statement (in English) describing the research project and its scholarly contribution as well as the ways Princeton resources and/or faculty will be useful for the project (1,500 - 2,000 words);
- The names and contact information of two referees. (The Program will contact them, if needed, later).
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.