Jobs & Fellowships

If you would like to post information about a job, fellowship, or related professional opportunity, please contact Amy McIntyre, the ASLE Managing Director, at Listings are free of charge and will be posted if they are suitably relevant to ASLE members and constituents.

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Review of applications begins November 1, 2016 and continues until position is filled. Assistant Professor, Westminster College.  Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, seeks an interdisciplinary scholar whose work is grounded in activist or critical approaches to Environmental Literature with an emphasis on gender. This position begins in August, 2016, and will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor. The 24 credit teaching assignment will include the team-taught interdisciplinary introductory course, upper division courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and courses within the WCore Liberal Education program. Click here to read more and/or apply for this position. This position is contingent on budgetary approval.


Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Environmental Studies Associate Professor and Program Director, University of San Francisco. The Environmental Studies Program at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Associate Professor level beginning in August 2016. The successful candidate is expected to play a significant role in program leadership including serving at least one term (three years) as director of the Environmental Studies Program (ENVA). To read more and apply:
Review of candidates will begin December 3, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Department Chair, Sustainable Development Department, Appalachian State University. The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department invites applications for the position of Department Chair, beginning July 1, 2016. Qualified candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in a discipline related to sustainable development and a record of excellence in teaching and scholarly achievements commensurate with appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Information about the Department is available at All application materials should be submitted as one PDF file labeled by the candidate’s first and last name to Dr. Jennifer Westerman, search committee chair, at <>. To read full posting, see

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015. The Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin has embarked on a five-year initiative to hire six distinguished, mid-career scholars. For 2016-17, we welcome applications from advanced associate and full professors whose work centrally involves archival studies, digital humanities, environmental criticism, or media studies. The selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; to direct graduate research; to direct dissertations, MA reports and honor theses; and to publish actively. Salary will be commensurate with achievements. To apply, please send a letter of interest, CV, and list of references to Dr. Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair, via Interfolio ( The position is subject to budgetary approval. Background check will be conducted on successful candidate. The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer.


Applications will be accepted through December 22, 2015. ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN RACE, CULTURE, AND ENVIRONMENT, IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, POLICY, AND MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY. The successful applicant’s expected start date is July 1, 2016. Interested individuals can read full job post and submit all application materials at


Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled, although early response is encouraged. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Native American Studies, Northland College, Ashland, WI. We seek applicants for a full-time, tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Native American Studies to begin in the fall of 2016. Address inquiries to Dr. Erica Hannickel, Associate Professor of Environmental History and NAS Search Chair, Our application process is electronic, to read full ad and apply, go to:


Review of application will begin on January 4, 2016. The Environmental Studies Program at California State University San Marcos invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Associate or Assistant Professor level, with a specialization in Environmental Justice to begin August 2016. Send application materials to, and any questions to: Pamela Stricker, Search Committee Chair,  To read full posting, see


Long-Term Fellowships Deadline: November 15, 2015
Short-Term Fellowships Deadline: December 15, 2015
The Newberry Library (Chicago, IL) is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year. Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. For questions, email For full information, visit

Deadline: January 19, 2016.  Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University Humanities Research Center. In collaboration with the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, the Rice University Humanities Research Center will host a two-year residential postdoctoral fellowship for outstanding junior scholars in the emergent field of energy humanities.  The program is designed to encourage interdisciplinary teaching and research, facilitate new research communities, and prepare junior scholars for future faculty positions. The position runs July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. Fellows receive a $50,000 salary, benefits eligibility, and an allowance for research and relocation to Houston.  Details:  For questions contact Melissa Bailar,

Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Writing Fellowships and Outdoor Arts Fellowships, Clermont, KY (ongoing).


Other Opportunities

Compilation of 21 Residencies for Writers available in 2015.  Each residency has its own terms and conditions, so please read the relevant websites thoroughly before commencing any applications.