Friday, February 22, 2008

U of Maryland - Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2008-2009

The Latin American Studies Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, is pleased to announce the competition for residential fellowships for Fall 2008 and Spring 2009. For this round, the Center will particularly welcome proposals that address culture and democracy, governance and civil society, literature and ethnicity, and migration from Asia to Latin America.

Fellows (one for Fall and one for Spring) are required to be in full-time residence at the University of Maryland during the period of award (Fall: late August-mid December, Spring: end of January-mid May). They will be asked to teach a seminar within the unit appropriate to the Fellows' discipline.Resident fellowships are limited to post-doctoral applicants (Ph.D. or equivalent). Senior and junior scholars from any country are eligible. Applicants do not need to be affiliated to an academic institution. Fellows receive $20,000 for one semester.

LASC is committed to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.Applications for resident fellowships must include: 1) The Application Form 2) A description of the proposed research (2,500 words approximately) that defines the project to be carried out while in residence 3) Samples of pertinent publications if available (non returnable) 4) Curriculum Vitae 5) Three letters of reference.

Complete applications are due March 15, 2008. Announcement of awards will be made in April, 2008.

For further information and applications contact: The Latin American Studies Center 0128-B Holzapfel University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742. Phone: (301) 405-6459 / Fax: (301) 405-3665 E-mail:

To download the application form and for more information, please visit:

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