Jobs & Fellowships

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Jobs

September 30, 2016. Environmental Humanities faculty position, University of Michigan. Open rank, starting date September 2017, university-year appointment. The English Department and Program in the Environment at the University of Michigan expect to make a joint appointment in the field of Environmental Humanities.  We are particularly interested in scholars at the entering or advanced Assistant level who demonstrate a capacity for innovative, forward-looking work engaged with topics such as environmental justice, global environmental literatures, urbanism and the built environment, the literary and cultural history of the anthropocene, and the history of British and Continental environmental writing.
 
Applicants should use the “Open Faculty Positions” link on the UM English Department website (http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/) to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of current and future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference by September 30.  The English Department and Program in the Environment value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage applicants to comment, either in the cover letter or in a separate statement, on how their research, teaching, and/or service experience will enhance our efforts to support these values and the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.
 
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applications will be acknowledged.  Further information about the Program in the Environment (PitE) and the Department of English Language and Literature along with complete instructions for submitting an application for this joint position can be found on their department websites:  http://lsa.umich.edu/pite and http://www.lsa.umich.edu/english/
 

November 1, 2016. Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and Environmental Justice. Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an assistant professor of Native American studies and environmental justice. Hampshire College is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The successful candidate will demonstrate deep understanding of the connections between environmental degradation and intersecting systems of oppression based in race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, etc., with a particular focus on Native American Studies. We seek candidates who have experience working with tribal communities concerning issues such as environmental justice, food sovereignty, food and water security, climate change, treaty rights, and environmental concerns. Candidates whose scholarship considers relations among Native American nations and communities as well as federal, state, and local governments; Western science; and Indigenous knowledges are particularly encouraged to apply. We are open to applicants from a variety of fields or interdisciplinary areas of study (e.g., American studies, anthropology, development studies, environmental studies, gender studies, geography, law, policy, political ecology, sociology, etc.).

This position will be located in Hampshire’s interdisciplinary School of Critical Social Inquiry. The School supports a range of approaches, perspectives, and methods of inquiry, strongly emphasizing an understanding of race in the U.S. and non-Western histories, politics, social structures, and cultures. The successful candidate will share the School’s commitment to understanding the processes of continually changing social and cultural formations and their implications for people’s lives. The successful candidate will also be connected with the Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies Certificate program. Candidates are requested to articulate how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service would support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement. 

Ph.D. required. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Active research in support of teaching and interest in assisting students with their own independent research projects are expected. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016.  Hampshire College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit program.  Applicants should submit a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, sample syllabi, sample of written scholarship, and three letters of recommendation via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu.

Fellowships

No new postings at this time.

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

 

Other Opportunities

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.