The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities and the Humanities Council at Princeton University are pleased to announce our call for fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

Where: Princeton, NJ, US

Deadline for applications: February 1, 2018

The Mellon Fellow appointed in the Council of the Humanities will focus on literature or religion and/or be a practicing writer or artist able to collaborate with both programs. Applicants with outstanding intellectual, literary, and visual talents who demonstrate an abiding interest in multi-disciplinary work focused on the intersection of architecture, urbanism, and the humanities are strongly encouraged to apply. The individual may teach or team-teach an interdisciplinary course on some aspect of urbanism (contingent upon sufficient enrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty) and participate in Princeton-Mellon Initiative events.

We will accept applications from those who have recently earned a Ph.D. in any discipline, or a terminal Master’s degree in architecture, planning, or related practice discipline. Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita, 500-word description of a proposed course, brief (chapter or article-length) writing sample, 1,000 word description of a research project, and contact information for three references by February 1, 2018. Please indicate Mellon Fellow appointed in the Council of the Humanities as your area of interest in the application dropdown.

Those seeking a fellowship should apply to
Applicants seeking a visiting position (for a sabbatical year, etc.) please apply to

For inquiries, including for which version of the job listing to use, please contact Aaron Shkuda (

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