Call for applications: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Health

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Deadline: February 15, 2013

Wellesley College invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Health with an emphasis on Reproductive Rights or Reproductive Justice, to begin Fall 2013. Candidates should have received the Ph.D. within the past three years. Preference will be given to candidates in the fields of women's and gender studies, history, ethnic studies, American Studies, anthropology, political science and sociology, as well as candidates with international experience.

 In year 1, the Fellow will be in residence at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities and take an active role in its intellectual community. Throughout the Fellowship, the Fellow will be a member of the Women's and Gender Studies Department and as such expected to participate in Department programming and other such activities.  In both years, the Fellow will teach one course each semester, including an introductory course in reproduction and a course related to their specialization. The Fellowship includes research and travel support.

Please submit the following in electronic form: a letter of application, a c.v., a graduate school transcript, three letters of recommendation, a brief statement of teaching experience and research interests, and a writing sample (25 pages max) to **. (The online application system will request names/email addresses so that recommenders or dossier services may submit the letters directly.) Applications must be received by February 15, 2013. If circumstances do not allow the candidate to submit materials through our on line application system, please email and make it clear it is for this position.