Library of America is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program, a career-building fellowship initiative designed to demonstrate the dynamic potential of doctoral education in the humanities. LOA is one of only twenty-one organizations selected to host, and one of only five in New York City.
In 2019, the Public Fellows program will place up to twenty-one recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year full-time staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and will receive professional mentoring, an annual stipend of $68,000, and health insurance.
The Public Fellow at Library of America will serve as Outreach Programs Manager and will work with LOA colleagues in editorial, communications, and fundraising, as well as with outside scholars, to manage web-based and public programming components of forthcoming LOA initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity to gain foundational knowledge and experience in a broad range of areas at a nonprofit organization.
Click here to view a PDF of the full job description, which includes detailed information on the key responsibilities and requisite qualifications.
The application deadline is March 13, 2019. Applicants and other interested parties are asked to direct all inquiries about the fellowship program to ACLS via the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program page.
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows is a fellowship program offered by the American Council of Learned Societies and is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.