The Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland invite applications for two postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2020-21. These fellowships will allow the recipients to work with The Phillips’s exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art and the University of Maryland’s leadership programs in art-historical scholarship, interdisciplinary experimentation, and virtual technologies.
During the academic year, both fellows are expected to be in residence in Washington, DC, at the University of Maryland Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection.
Each fellow is expected to teach one undergraduate or graduate course at the Center or at the University of Maryland, to present at least one public lecture, and to participate in other programs and discussions with scholars, critics, museum staff, and students at the museum and the university.
The appointments will carry the appropriate departmental affiliations with the University of Maryland and with The Phillips Collection. Fellows will receive a stipend of $52,000 plus standard UMD benefits, as well as various university and museum privileges, including access to libraries, equipment, support staff, curators, students and faculty.
The fellowship is open to untenured scholars who have received their PhDs within the past five years. Applicants must have successfully defended the dissertation and received the doctoral degree by June 2020.
A complete application consists of the following:
All application materials must be sent as a single PDF document to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submissions is February 14, 2020.
The Phillips Collection and the University of Maryland are Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employers.