Jobs & Fellowships

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Review of applicants will begin in January 1, 2016. Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator. The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for the position of A.J. Lewis Center Facilities Manager and Community Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Environmental Studies. We seek applicants with a combination of strong technical and interpersonal skills who are interested in enhancing the environmental performance and educational value of a facility named the most important green building in the last 30 years by Architect magazine.  A detailed description of the position and application process is posted at:

Review of candidates will begin January 4, 2016, 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 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 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

Review of applications will begin immediately; applications received by January 15, 2015 will be guaranteed full consideration. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Wofford College. The Environmental Studies Department at Wofford College (Spartanburg, SC) invites applications for a new tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in sustainability studies, earth systems science, environmental science, environmental studies, or a related field, awarded by September 2016 when the position begins. Interested applicants should email all application materials, as attachments, to Materials required: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy, along with the names and contact information for three references. Visit to learn more about our program, the Goodall Center for Environmental Studies, and the Milliken Sustainability Initiative at Wofford College.

Review of applications will begin January 22, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Roanoke College. Seeking an applicant committed to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment to participate in our rapidly growing Environmental Studies Program.  A Ph.D. in Environmental Studies, similar interdisciplinary environmental program, or closely related field, must be in hand or expected by August 2016.  This is a one-year position, beginning in August of 2016, which meets an ongoing staffing need (not a sabbatical replacement).  Renewal for a second-year is possible. Application materials should be sent to To read more and apply:

Deadline for applications extended: February 1, 2016.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Sustainability Studies at Stony Brook University, in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Studies.  Requirements include Ph.D. in Sustainability, Geography, Public Policy, Regional Planning or related discipline with expertise in scholarship and teaching in GIS. Two years experience teaching at the college level. Expertise in any of the following areas: Earth Science, Geology, Environmental Policy and Planning, or Systems Thinking and Modeling (STELLA). Ability to teach courses in GIS and at least one substantive area such as: demography, coastal policy, environmental policy, land use, physical geography, human geography, and other areas pertinent to sustainability studies. Record of scholarly achievement and publications relevant to their specialization. Record of, or potential for, successful research funding. Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter, resume/CV, statement of research/publication/teaching and service accomplishments and the names of three references in a single PDF file.  Read more and apply here.

Review of applications begins February 1, 2016, and continues until the position is filled. Director of the Environmental Program, University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, Tenured Associate/Full Professor Rank. We seek a recognized scholar to provide vision and leadership that will enhance the Environmental Program’s excellence. Applications should be filed electronically at under position number 005878. Inquiries should be directed to Patricia A. Stokowski, Search Committee Chair ( To read full job posting and apply: Read more about the program:

Review of applications will begin February 22, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Appalachian State University, Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Appalachian State University (Boone, NC) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. The Dean serves as the academic leader of the College of Fine and Applied Arts and its seven academic departments——Applied Design, Art, Communication, Military Science and Leadership, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, and Theatre and Dance. To read full job posting and apply:


Application review begins January 15, 2016 and continues until the position is filled. Mellon Postdoc in Environmental Politics, Brown University.  2-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the field of Environmental Politics. This position is to be held jointly at the Cogut Center for the Humanities and the Department of Political Science, effective July 1, 2016.  To read more and apply:

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

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.