2018 Harvard University International Women’s Research in Religion Studies



Harvard Divinity School of Harvard University is delighted to invite applications from five eligible scholars who want to pursue Research and Visiting Faculty positions in its Women’s Studies in Religion Programme. Only eligible persons will be considered for this program

Each year Harvard Divinity School selects five candidates for full-time Research Associate and Visiting Faculty positions in its Women’s Studies in Religion Program. Proposals for book-length research projects using both religion and gender as central categories of analysis are welcomed. They may address women and religion in any time, place, or religious tradition, and may utilize disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from across the fields of theology, the humanities, and the social sciences.

Type: Research

Area/ Field: Religion studies

Institution: Harvard University

Value of Fellowship: Salary for 2018/2019 is $60,000 and includes health benefits and reimbursement of some expenses.

To be taken at (country): Harvard University, USA

Eligible Countries: International

Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Positions are open to candidates with doctorates in the fields of religion and to those with primary competence in other humanities, social science, and public policy fields who demonstrate a serious interest in religion and hold appropriate degrees in those fields.

Selection criteria emphasize:

  • the quality of the applicant’s research prospectus, outlining objectives and methods;
  • its fit with the Program’s research priorities;
  • the significance of the contribution of the proposed research to the study of religion, gender, and to its field; and
  • an agreement to produce a publishable piece of work.

How to Apply: Apply via the Fellowship Webpage

It is important to go through application instructions in the Fellowship Webpage before applying.

Application Deadline: 15th October, 2017.

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Harvard Divinity School

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