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Deadline for applications October 3, 2016. The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Media and Environment. We seek candidates with research expertise in Media and Environment, who approach media from the angle of their political dimension and/or materiality, covering: anthropogenic climate change or urban environmental degradation; the role of media in colonial extractive economies; the environmental impact of digital technologies; or the re-appropriation of media for environmental justice. Read more and apply.
Review of applications begins November 1. The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University is hiring three lecturers in the Public Humanities Program. Each is a full-time, benefit-eligible position with a 4/4 teaching load and an annually renewable contract. See NAU’s HR website for a full details: http://nau.edu/human-resources/.
Review of applications will begin November 3, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Assistant Professor in Environmental Humanities. The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in environmental humanities, broadly interpreted to embrace disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. We are interested in exceptional scholars who take innovative, pioneering approaches to such areas of inquiry as history and the environment; the arts, culture and the environment; environmental ethics and philosophy; environmental theory; environmental justice in a global perspective; the Anthropocene; the nonhuman in the humanities; and varieties of environmental knowledge. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Earth and Environmental Science, English, German, History, History and Sociology of Science, or Philosophy. Secondary appointments in other departments can be arranged, as appropriate. Read more and apply.
2017 Thoreau Society Fellowship
The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the second annual Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship. Recipients will receive $1,000 towards travel and research expenses at archives in the Greater-Boston area on Thoreau related projects, as well as free attendance at the Thoreau Society 2017 Annual Gathering and Bicentennial Celebration held in Concord MA in early July. Both emerging and established scholars, as well as Thoreau enthusiasts, are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who will use the Thoreau Society’s Walter Harding Collection housed at the Thoreau Institute for at least part of the fellowship period, but applicants intending to use any of the Thoreau Society Collections or other Thoreau archives in the Greater-Boston area are encouraged to apply. (The Collections are described here: http://www.thoreausociety.org/research.) Candidates are also encouraged to present their work at the Annual Gathering during the fellowship period or the following year. To apply, candidates should send an email to the fellowship committee chair, Ronald Hoag (firstname.lastname@example.org), with the attachments below. Applications are due by Friday, January 27, 2017. The award will be announced at the 2017 Annual Gathering in Concord, Massachusetts.
1. A current curriculum vitae or resume
2. A project proposal approximately 1,000 words in length, including a description of the project, a statement explaining the significance of the project, and an indication of the specific archives and collections the applicant wishes to consult.
3. Graduate students only: A letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with the student’s work and the proposed project. (This letter is optional and can be emailed separately to the fellowship committee at the above address.)
Applications are due November 15, 2016. Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The University of Oregon’s English Department, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Department, invites applications for a 2017-19 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions. Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2017. Applicants should not currently hold a tenure track position and should have received their PhD no earlier than January 1, 2013. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically under-represented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Native American/Alaskan/Hawai’ian and First Nations, Latino/a, and Asian American Literatures and Cultural Productions. We welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research. Special consideration will be given to candidates with documented research and teaching expertise in Black Studies. Please submit materials to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8137). If you are unable to use this online resource, please contact email@example.com to arrange alternate means of submitting application materials. Read full posting here: http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?id=5699
Project Proposal Deadline: 15 May 2016. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SEED FUNDING FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES, THE SEED BOX AT LINKÖPING UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN. Located at Linköping University, The Seed Box—a Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory (EHC)—is a national Swedish initiative with international scope. The Seed Box invites applications for funding of environmental humanities research. The purpose of this call for applications is to advance initiatives in environmentally oriented humanities at Swedish HEIs or at equivalent administrative Swedish organizations (i.e., those that are listed in the Swedish system “Prisma” with their own organizational account). Applicants outside of Sweden must secure a Swedish partner institution for the envisioned project. Read the full Call for Applications, which can also be found at the Seed Box website, www.theseedbox.se
News on Opportunities and Residencies for Writers available in 2016. Each opportunity has its own terms and conditions, so please read the relevant information thoroughly before commencing any applications.