Jobs & Fellowships

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Jobs

Posted May 7, 2019, position open until filled. The New School, Environmental Studies Program: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The New School’s Environmental Studies program seeks an urban systems post-doctoral scientist to study urban social-ecological systems in the context of climate change resilience and/or sustainability planning in cities. This research program can be focused on New York City but may also be linked to related local and international interdisciplinary teams of urban social-ecological system researchers in related projects including the Urban Resilience to Extreme Weather-related Events Sustainability Research Network (URExSRN) project and others.
Learn more and apply at https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/17317

Application Deadline is August 15, 2019.  ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CENTER FOR CULTURE, HISTORY, AND ENVIRONMENT, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON. The Nelson Institute’s Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) seeks a full-time Assistant Director who possesses a deep understanding of and appreciation for 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. CHE consists of a large number of faculty members, graduate students, and community members, from disciplines ranging from the natural and social sciences to the humanities and arts, who study past, present, and future environmental change as it relates to human activities, cultures, values, and histories. The Assistant Director position is designed to help support the functioning unique intellectual community, and will play an important role in developing and putting into place new institutional practices and protocols intended to sustain the Center into the future.MA/MS in a CHE-related discipline required, PhD preferred.  Read more and apply at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/502073/assistant-director-of-center-for-culture-history-and-environment.

Review of applications begins on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies. The Bates College Program in Environmental Studies seeks to hire an assistant professor in the environmental arts or humanities to join a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community beginning August 1, 2020. We seek a scholar or scholar/practitioner in cultural studies, literature, or performing/studio arts who is attentive to hierarchies of power and privilege and can offer cross-cultural and/or transnational perspectives on environmental traditions. Fields and research approaches are open, but could include: critical race theory, ecocriticism and nature writing, ecofeminism/feminist environmentalism, energy humanities, indigenous and post-colonial/decolonial/decolonizing environmentalisms, posthumanism and animal studies, and queer ecologies. Applicants with a demonstrated record of working successfully with a diversity of students, including underrepresented and marginalized populations, are encouraged to apply. The position carries a five-course teaching load, including the program’s core introductory course on the environmental humanities and multiple mid- and upper-level electives in the candidate’s fields of interest, as well as senior thesis and academic advising. We specifically seek applications from individuals with the ability to contribute to the continuing commitment of both the Environmental Studies Program and Bates to equity and inclusion, social and cultural diversity, and the transformative power of our differences. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their research, teaching, and/or outreach can further this goal. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in hand by August 1, 2020. Applicants should submit the following: a cover letter (including a brief overview of scholarly work and a list of potential courses), curriculum vitae, statements on teaching philosophy and research agenda (1-2 pages each), and a description of experience and interest in advancing the goals of equity and inclusion described above. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation in the event that the search committee requests them. Read more and apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/65936

For full consideration, please submit your application by October 5, 2019Princeton University, Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Environmental Humanities. The Princeton Environmental Institute invites applications at the assistant professor level from scholars specializing in the Environmental Humanities. Princeton University is committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and advising, and the successful candidate will teach at all levels and supervise doctoral research. This is a joint position between the Princeton Environmental Institute and a partnering humanities department. The successful candidate should have a strong interest in helping forge links across disciplines, building on the Princeton’s strong commitment to interdisciplinary and international approaches to the environmental humanities. The expertise of the successful candidate is open with respect to discipline. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2020. All research approaches are welcome, including those related to animal and plant studies, the built environment, climate change, the digital environmental humanities, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, the energy humanities, environmental history, environmental justice, environmental law, indigenous and postcolonial environmentalisms, public health, queer ecologies, race studies, religious studies, socioenvironmental futures, and urban and regional planning. 

Please apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13221 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy. You will also be required to submit contact information for three references. We seek a faculty member who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. The ideal candidate will enhance the work of the Princeton Environmental Institute and their home department and will attract and retain a diverse student body. We strongly encourage applications from members of all underrepresented groups. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Fellowships 

Deadline for submissions January 14th, 2019. Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Outdoor Arts Fellowships, Clermont, KY. The application process for 2019-2020 will reopen November 1st, 2018. 

Review of applications begins immediately, for full consideration, apply by January 18, 2018. The Environmental Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellowship (2019-2021) to begin August 2019.  A recent Ph.D. with a strong emphasis in environmental studies within the humanities, arts, and social sciences is required. A Ph.D. from an interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies or Environmental Humanities is preferred.  We are particularly interested in scholars whose work addresses one or more of the following issues: environmental racism, social and economic justice, ecological health and development, globalism, urban nature, human geography, environmentally displaced communities.   

The fellow will teach three courses per year, including an Introduction to Environmental Humanities and a Social Sciences course. The fellow is eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. The Environmental Studies Program at Holy Cross has a strong core of dedicated faculty; our commitment to liberal arts education enables meaningful collaborations among faculty and across courses.  Questions about this search may be directed to Prof. Sarah Luria, Director, Environmental Studies Program, sluria@holycross.edu. To learn more about our program visit: https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies. To read more and apply via Interfolio visit https://apply.interfolio.com/58689.   

Other Opportunities

News on Opportunities and Residencies for Writers available in 2018-19.  Each opportunity has its own terms and conditions, so please read the relevant information thoroughly before commencing any applications.