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Kress Pre- or Post-doctoral Fellowship

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Middlebury, VT

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Kress Pre- or Post-doctoral Fellowship

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History of Art & Architecture


Middlebury, VT Campus

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Position Summary:

Part-time fellowship beginning fall 2021 and ending fall 2022, to contribute to our digital art history project, Visualizing Textile Circulation in the Dutch Global Market, 1602–1795. Our aim is that this will be an opportunity for a scholar to develop skills in digital art history. The fellow will assist with transcription and translation of Dutch primary sources related to the textile trade, and the organization and addition of this data to our structured data set.

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Scholar (either advanced graduate student or PhD) who has familiarity with the Dutch language (fluency not required), and some experience with 17th/18th century paleography, or a willingness to learn.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Requirements include: -familiarity with Dutch language -some experience with 17th/18th century Dutch paleography (we will provide additional training) -interest in learning methods and skills of digital art history, data collection/structuring -strong organizational skills -completion of PhD coursework


Preferred: -experience working with textiles -experience with spreadsheet software (Excel and/or Google Sheets) -experience working with Dutch primary documents

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please send a cover letter (detailing your interest in the position, qualifications, and your degree status), your cv/resume, and the contact information for two references. Anticipate interviews of finalists in late July via Zoom. Please contact project leaders Carrie Anderson ([email protected]) or Marsely Kehoe ([email protected]) with any additional questions.


Working at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.

In 2010, the Institute became a graduate school of Middlebury College. Middlebury is known worldwide for its leadership in undergraduate language instruction and international studies, and features both summer language immersion programs and Schools Abroad in 16 countries and 37 cities around the globe. Middlebury is also home to the oldest environmental studies program in the nation.

Monterey and Middlebury share much more than a common interest in cross-cultural communication and the environment, though—we share a commitment to making a difference in the world, and are building a truly global network of programs for future leaders in areas from translation and interpretation to environmental policy, economic development to language education, conflict resolution to sustainable business.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey offers graduate programs that prepare innovative professionals to provide leadership in cross-cultural, multilingual environments. Practical skills, collaborative processes, and innovative approaches are defining features of a Monterey Institute education. The Institute’s unique "Monterey Way" learning model ensures that students are learning through firsthand experiences in more than one language. Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey learners are problem solvers and process masters, building sustainable, equitable solutions for a global community through our interdisciplinary blend of business, policy, and language.


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