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Klemens von Klemperer Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Bard College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 12, 2023
Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

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The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College announces one post-doctoral fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic year. The fellowship runs from August 2023 through May 2024. The fellowship is for one year; renewable for a second year. The fellow should have a Ph.D. in political theory, philosophy, or a related field in the humanities, and their work should intersect meaningfully with Hannah Arendt’s thinking.

In residence at the Arendt Center, the fellow will pursue independent research at the Center, which includes Hannah Arendt’s personal library. The fellow will have access to Arendt’s Digital Archive through a relationship with the Arendt Center in New York City. In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in seminars, conferences, lectures, colloquia, and workshops organized by the Center. The fellow will hold the title of the Klemens von Klemperer Post-Doctoral Fellow and teach one (1) course each semester at Bard College’s Annandale campus. Additionally, the fellow will teach one (1) course during one semester (either Fall or Spring) in their field of expertise at one of Bard College’s satellite campuses in a NY State Correctional Facility with Bard Prison Initiative.

The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) enrolls 300 men and women across seven New York State prisons in Bard College degree programs. BPI's rigorous and ambitious courses represent the full diversity of the liberal arts including history, literature, social thought, mathematics and political studies.

To Apply
Please upload a cover letter that includes a description of your teaching experience as well as an explanation of your research project and interest in the Center, a CV, and two letters of reference through Interfolio at:

The deadline for consideration is 11:59 pm on March 1st, 2023.


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