Application Information


Please note that the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is no longer accepting research affiliation applications for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Applications should include the following (all materials must be in English):

1) current curriculum vitae 
2) brief description (1-2 pages) of research project 
3) cover letter which specifies the desired dates of appointment 
4) brief letter from the RLL faculty member who has agreed to sponsor visit

Application deadlines are as follows: 
September 1 for visits beginning January 1 or later and April 1 for visits beginning August 1 or later. Please bear in mind that dossiers of prospective visitors must be approved by both the Department’s Executive Committee and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. This review process takes several weeks. Applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States should allow an additional three months for application and visa to be processed.

To apply, contact Katherine Killough, Research Appointments Coordinator, Harvard University, Romance Languages and Literatures, 436 Boylston Hall, Cambridge MA 02138 (