Visiting Associate Research Scholar

Princeton, NJ
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, together with the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University, are seeking fellowship applications for the 2017-18 academic year. The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities is an interdisciplinary program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that combines the efforts of a diverse group of faculty, programs, and schools to develop a dynamic and nuanced understanding of urban issues today. Mellon Fellows may be from any discipline. Additional information about the Princeton-Mellon Initiative and the Council on Humanities may be found at and We seek to attract a fellow whose work is grounded in the humanities to collaborate with both programs. Applicants with outstanding intellectual, literary, and visual talents who demonstrate an abiding interest in multi-disciplinary work focused on the intersection of architecture, urbanism, and the humanities are strongly encouraged to apply. The fellow may be expected to team-teach a new interdisciplinary design studio for undergraduates that will be required for Urban Studies certificate students, or a seminar on urbanism and the environment, with a member of the design faculty in the School of Architecture at Princeton (contingent upon sufficient enrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty). We will accept applicants from those who have recently earned the terminal degree in their fields, as well those taking a sabbatical year. Please submit a cover letter (including your teaching interests), CV, 1,000 word description of a proposed research project, and a brief (chapter or article-length) writing sample, and contact information for three references by May 6, 2017 for full consideration to The Mellon Fellow will receive a $75,000, 10-month, academic year salary for 2017-18, plus benefits contingent upon acceptable employment and salary verification from candidate's home institution. The Fellow will be able to draw from a small fund for programs and that he/she would like to initiate. One need not be a U.S. citizen to apply. Appointment rank will be determined based on the applicant's qualifications at the time of appointment. Advanced degree required.