Postdoctoral fellowships at Dartmouth’s Society of Fellows


These fellowships foster the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees, by

permitting them to pursue their research while gaining mentored experience as teachers and members of the

departments and/or programs in which they are housed. The program also benefits Dartmouth by complementing

existing curricula with underrepresented fields. Applications will be accepted in the various fields of humanities,

social sciences, interdisciplinary programs, sciences, engineering, business and medicine.


Society Postdoctoral Fellows

  • participate in the activities of the Society, including presenting their own work;
  • hold appointments as a Lecturers in a department and/or program as well as Postdoctoral Fellows in the

Society; this appointment is not tenure‐track;

  • teach one course each of the second and third academic years;
  • are in residence for the fall, winter and spring terms, and during one of two summer terms;
  • receive training in teaching via the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL);
  • off‐campus research leave during academic terms is permitted only in rare cases, only for brief periods of

time, and only upon written application to the Faculty Director of the Society well in advance of the proposed


  • are not asked to teach basic language courses;
  • have access to college resources such as the library and computing center;
  • do not control dedicated laboratory or studio space.


Application and process

Applications are accepted through Interfolio [] and must be received on or before

October 15, 2015.

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