Short-term Fellowships

Application opens July 1, 2019

Program in Latin American Studies (PLAS) Short-term Visiting Fellowships, 2020-2021

Job Title: Visiting Fellow

Requisition Number: D-19-LAS-00006

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 top 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 can be from 15 days to one-month during the 2020-2021 academic year (September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021). The Office of the Dean of the Faculty determines stipend on the basis of current academic rank and award duration; 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 18, 2019. All candidates must apply online to submit materials at: opens July 1, 2019

  1. Cover letter (in English) indicating the applicant’s proposed length of stay, 15 days to one-month during the academic year (September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021), 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.);
  2. Curriculum vitae (in English);
  3. A statement (in English) describing the research project and its scholarly contribution (1,500 – 2,000 words);
  4. 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.

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