Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship - Center on Digital Culture and Society

The one-year fellowship runs from August 2024 until August 2025, and applications are due by March 15.

The Center on Digital Culture and Society at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication invites applications to fill one postdoctoral fellowship position for the 2024-2025 academic year.  Applications are welcomed from scholars who have received their Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in or after May 2021. The term of appointment is: August 15, 2024 – August 14, 2025. 

Founded in July 2019, the Center on Digital Culture and Society (CDCS) supports critical, interdisciplinary scholarship on digital culture, technology, and society. CDCS aims to develop critical approaches to digital cultural studies and create an intellectual community for dialogue and collaboration among academics, citizens, and activists.

CDCS postdoctoral fellowships support research on all aspects of digital culture and society which fall within CDCS’s broad mission. Fellows at the CDCS pursue their own research but are expected to be in residence and to be fully engaged in the life of the Center. 

Fellows are provided a a minimum stipend of $65,000, commensurate with previous postdoctoral experience, a research fund of $3,000, individual health insurance and dependent coverage, a workspace and a computer, and library access. In addition, CDCS will cover $1000 in domestic relocation expenses and $2000 if moving internationally. All postdoctoral fellows must submit documentation to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States and provide either a notarized copy of a diploma, or notarized statement from a registrar or University official confirming completion of doctoral degree requirements.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by March 15, 2024. To apply, please send a C.V., a research statement, a writing sample, a list of three references with contact information as one pdf document to: Reference letters will be requested of shortlisted applicants only.

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