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Department of English

University of Mississippi

English Department 6th Year Postdoc

Department of English Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Announcement

The Department of English is pleased to announce the creation of a sixth-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship. Ph.D. candidates who successfully defend their dissertations within five years of their original admission are eligible to receive this one-year postdoc. The postdoc carries a 1-2 teaching load (one class in the fall and two in the spring). Some of the classes taught will fall within a candidate’s major field of study. This postdoc has a stipend of $25,000 per year. To apply for the postdoctoral fellowship, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies by January 15 of your fifth year of funding, and provide a statement from your dissertation director regarding the date of the dissertation defense. To be eligible, a candidate’s dissertation must be successfully defended by May 1 of their fifth year.