Alice Paul Center Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 Visiting Scholar Program

December 21, 2015

The Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality and
Women invites applications for two Visiting Scholars from candidates in all the
disciplines. The aim of the program is to enable the scholars to conduct independent research related
to gender and sexuality while in residence at the University of

Preference will be
given to candidates with a distinguished research profile and research foci
related to the Center’s year-long programming in partnership with the Penn
Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism: Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/ Race. Candidates must have
Ph.D. or its equivalent in hand at beginning of affiliations.

Applicants should send an application packet saved in a
single PDF document to
with “Visiting Scholar Application” in the subject line. The application packet
must include a Research Plan (up to 1,500 words in length) including how the
residency at Penn will advance the project, curriculum vitae, and contact
information for two recommenders. Up to one published writing sample may be
included in the application. The preferred length and specific dates of residency
are also required. Residency may range from 3 months to one academic year. Please
be advised that we are unable to sponsor visa applications at this time. Scholars
must be in residence throughout the requested timeframe of the appointment.
Applications are due by February 28, 2016 with decisions expected by end of April.

Travel, housing and living expenses are the responsibility
of the Visiting Scholar in this unpaid residence. Scholars will be provided
with shared office space in the Center, Penn email account, and library
privileges. Scholars are encouraged to participate in Center programming,
including Citizenship on the Edge.
The Center will help to identify opportunities to connect with GSWS scholars
across the Penn campus, as well as to present work-in-progress to the GSWS

Application Due
Date: February 28, 2016