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The Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship is a nine-month teaching and research fellowship open to emerging designers from any location. Applicants must apply as individuals; no group applications will be accepted. The successful candidate will be expected to be in primary residence in Chicago from mid-August 2019 through mid-May 2020.

Applicants should prepare the following materials for submission via the web form:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proposal describing research to be conducted as a Garofalo Fellow (500–750 words)
  • Portfolio of selected work (no more than ten pages)
  • Names and contact information of three references

The application deadline is January 21, 2019, at 11:59pm CST.

Finalists will be asked to visit Chicago for an interview and public presentation in early March 2019. All applicants will be notified of their status by April 2019.

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois will not discriminate in its employment practices because of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.