Application Deadline: 

Monday, October 17, 2022


  1. For the current application period, the Society invites applications from early-career scholars who have completed (or will complete) their doctoral degree requirements between January 1, 2020 and September 1, 2023.
  1. This program is open to all fields of inquiry represented in CAS (broadly encompassing the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematical & computational sciences), but preference will be given to scholars whose research spans across traditional disciplinary divisions or modes of inquiry.
  1. Preference will be given to those candidates who have not yet held a postdoctoral position and who do not hold a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position. Current BU postdoctoral associates and fellows and candidates who received their Ph.D. from Boston University are not eligible.
  1. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States by September 1, 2023. The Society of Fellows does not provide visa sponsorship or work authorization.


Selection Process:

An interdisciplinary selection committee will review applications in consultation with the potential host unit(s) of the candidate. Faculty reviewers will evaluate candidates based on:

  1. Alignment of applicant’s research goals and interests with the potential host unit(s) 
  1. Interdisciplinary strengths of applicant’s work
  1. Innovative and focused research proposal, teaching statement, and DEI statement
  1. Ability of the applicant to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in higher education through their research, teaching, service, and lived experiences
  1. Preparation and relevant experience for conducting the proposed research during the postdoctoral scholarship and for teaching BU undergraduates
  1. Ability to communicate scholarly work to multiple disciplines and audiences

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