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Application Procedures

Completed applications for the 2014-2016 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships in Humanities and the Arts must be received by no later than Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Application materials must include:

  • A curriculum vitae, with educational degrees, teaching experience, and publications. For applicants in studio art, music, or theater performance, portfolios, audio and/or video recordings and other forms of relevant documentation are welcome (electronic portfolios are preferred). Artistic exhibition, public performance, or production involving undergraduate students may substitute for teaching, at the discretion of the program director.
  • Graduate transcripts from all graduate institutions attended.  Transcripts can be included in an official dossier.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • An application essay of not more than 1,000 words that discusses the sources of the candidate's interest in this fellowship program, the candidate's preparation for and dedication to undergraduate teaching, and the candidate's immediate and long-range research interests.

Final selection of the Lilly Postdoctoral Fellows is made by a Valparaiso University faculty committee that includes the Program Director.

Finalists will be invited to Valparaiso University for mandatory on-campus interviews on February 7-9, 2014. Up to three postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded.

All application materials should be directed to The Selection Committee. It is strongly preferred that documents are sent in one complete package but may be sent separately if absolutely necessary. Facsimiles are acceptable as long as the original is mailed as well.

Applications should be sent to:

Lilly Fellows Program
Valparaiso University
Linwood House
1320 Chapel Drive South

Valparaiso, IN 46383

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