Postdoctoral Fellows

Neukom Fellows are interdisciplinary positions for recent PhDs whose research interests or practice cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries, and has some computational component, whether it be a framing concept for intellectual exploration or an explicit part of the work that is pursued.

The Neukom Institute is pleased to announce the Neukom Postdoctoral Fellows competition for positions starting September 1, 2024.

The application site will go live on August 1, 2023, the deadline is December 1, 2023.

Program Information

The successful candidate should have a history of collaborative work across disciplines, but still show evidence of independence and initiative. They must have their Ph.D. in any discipline or expected by September 1, 2024. The Fellowships are two year appointments with the option to request a third year.

Neukom Fellows will be mentored by faculty in two departments at Dartmouth College, take up residence in one department, and will teach one seminar course each year on a subject of their interest. Other than travel for research and conferences, fellows are expected to be in residence at Dartmouth. There are no additional duties.

Neukom Fellow stipends are $65,000 for 2024-2026. Additional funds are available for equipment, travel, and research materials.

If you have questions, contact the Neukom Institute.

Application Process


  • PhD in any discipline or DMA or MFA (expected by September 2024)

  • Research interests that strongly intersect the theme of computation

  • A demonstrated interest in multidisciplinary research

  • Evidence of the ability to think outside traditional paradigms

Application Materials

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact prospective mentors at Dartmouth College and submit the following materials:

  1. Curriculum vitae

  2. Publications list

  3. Statement of research interests (maximum 2 pages) including a short description of the research you would like to pursue as a Neukom Fellow

  4. Description of which departments and Dartmouth faculty you would be interested in working with and why the opportunity to engage with multiple departments would enhance your work. Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek out connections with and contact potential Dartmouth mentors as they draft their applications. (Please review departments and faculty listings to identify and reach out to prospective mentors)

  5. Three referees whose letters of recommendation speak to the aims of the Fellowship. The application requires the reference email address, the referees will recieve an email and have access to upload a letter for that applicant. The applicant will not have access to this letter. Although we prefer applications to be complete by the deadline, referees have until 7 days after the position closes.

  6. (Optional) A copy of one paper you have written in English (or some comparable kind of creative work), either published or unpublished.

  7. (Optional) A teaching statement.

  8. (Optional) A cover letter.

Submit applications online on Interfolio after August 1, 2023. We will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2023. We will continue to review applications until the positions are filled.

Dartmouth is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

The Neukom Fellows Program and the Neukom Institute are made possible by a generous gift from Mr. William H. Neukom.