Host Departments

As part of the online application, applicants are required to select one academic host department from the following options: 

African American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art and Archaeology, Classics, Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies, English, French and Italian, German, History, Music (limited to Musicology, Music Theory, and Ethnomusicology), Near Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese.

We ask applicants to refrain from contacting faculty in potential host departments; we will do so on behalf of finalists at a later stage of the search.

Programs of Study

In addition to a host department, applicants may choose to be affiliated with one of the University's interdisciplinary programs: 

African Studies; American Studies; Ancient World; Asian American Studies; Classical Philosophy; Contemporary European Politics and Society; Environmental Studies; European Cultural Studies; Film Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Hellenic Studies; History of Science; Indigenous Studies; Italian Studies; Judaic Studies; Latin American Studies; Latino Studies; Linguistics; Media and Modernity; Medieval Studies; Political Philosophy; Population Studies; Renaissance Studies; Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; South Asian Studies; Theater and Dance; Translation and Intercultural Communication; Urban Studies; Values and Public Life.

Natural Sciences: Astrophysics only (Spitzer and Russell Fellowships). For fellowships in this field only, candidates should apply directly to the Department of Astrophysical Sciences. Please note that deadlines for these fellowships are later than those for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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