Jobs & Fellowships

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Review of applications begins April 25, 2016. Associate Director, Center for Culture, History, and Environment, University of Wisconsin-MadisonThe Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is seeking applicants for a new full-time Associate Director to help oversee and coordinate CHE’s many programming activities and constituencies. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and experience will enable them to help us promote CHE’s mission of building bridges among academic disciplines that study environmental change in cultural and historical contexts, as well as building bridges between the academy and the public realm.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or terminal professional degree in a CHE-relevant discipline or intellectual approach (see the CHE website at for a sense of the wide range of possibilities). They should describe in their letter of application the ways in which their training, background, and experience make them suitable to the kind of leadership roles that CHE is seeking for this new Associate Director.  Full details can be found at To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by April 25. The earliest start date for the position is May 16, 2016, but a later start date (for instance, June 1 or July 1) can be negotiated.  For questions about the position, contact Kelly Rupp at


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

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,

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.