Post-Doc Fellowship in Visual Studies
Visual Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
|AOS||Philosophy of perception, Aesthetics, Metaphysics and epistemology of seeing, including the histories thereof|
History of Philosophy
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Philosophy of Mind
|AOC||Open, but see job description|
|Location||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Start date||Fall 2017|
The Visual Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania is offering a Postdoctoral Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year (with the possibility of a one-year renewal). Open to untenured scholars holding a recent PhD (no more than five years out of doctorate, with degree between 12/2011 and 06/2017; defense no later than February 2017). Scholars must be in residence at Penn during fellowship year: August 2017 – May 2018. More information on the Visual Studies Program is available at https://www.sas.upenn.edu/visual-studies/
The Fellow will teach one undergraduate course in the Visual Studies curriculum during the year in addition to conducting their research. As appropriate, the course may be cross-listed with another department or program. The Fellow will also participate in the community of Visual Studies, and may be asked to help in the organization of workshops, seminars, and other activities.
The Visual Studies Program is devoted to building connections among the fields of study relating to vision and visual artifacts: the philosophy, science, culture, history of seeing and of making images. Research proposals from the following disciplines are eligible:
Preference will be given to applicants who are able to bridge two of the above categories and to proposals that integrate across disciplines. As appropriate, applicants may be affiliated with one or another of the core departments or programs, including Philosophy, Psychology, Neuroscience, History of Art, or Architecture. The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree.
Stipend: $52,000 plus single-coverage health insurance and a $3,000 research fund. In addition, a working space is provided.
Applications are accepted via Interfolio only: http://apply.interfolio.com/40052 Please do NOT email your application or c.v. The committee cannot comment on the appropriateness of proposals in advance.
Deadline: February 4, 2017. Further details of position on Interfolio.
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||http://apply.interfolio.com/40052|
|Hard deadline||February 4, 2017, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.sas.upenn.edu/visual-studies/|
|Contact name||Ian Verstegen|
|Time created||January 7, 2017, 8:43am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||February 4, 2017, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||January 7, 2017, 8:43am EST|
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