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The next review date is set for January 15, 2017. The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenured faculty positions in Environmental Justice. These positions are part of a bold multi-discipline, multi-year initiative in practical ethics that spans the entire University. In this initiative, traditional normative ethical concerns are embedded in cross-disciplinary research areas such as the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, geosciences, engineering, business, and medicine. The university is particularly interested in recruiting candidates who display the highest standards of excellence in research, teaching and professional activity in environmental justice. Successful applicants will be expected to help build a genuinely interdisciplinary and preeminent program in practical ethics, with a focus on environmental justice. To apply for the position, and for more information visit: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01135
2017 Thoreau Society Fellowship
The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the second annual Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship. Recipients will receive $1,000 towards travel and research expenses at archives in the Greater-Boston area on Thoreau related projects, as well as free attendance at the Thoreau Society 2017 Annual Gathering and Bicentennial Celebration held in Concord MA in early July. Both emerging and established scholars, as well as Thoreau enthusiasts, are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who will use the Thoreau Society’s Walter Harding Collection housed at the Thoreau Institute for at least part of the fellowship period, but applicants intending to use any of the Thoreau Society Collections or other Thoreau archives in the Greater-Boston area are encouraged to apply. (The Collections are described here: http://www.thoreausociety.org/research.) Candidates are also encouraged to present their work at the Annual Gathering during the fellowship period or the following year. To apply, candidates should send an email to the fellowship committee chair, Ronald Hoag (email@example.com), with the attachments below. Applications are due by Friday, January 27, 2017. The award will be announced at the 2017 Annual Gathering in Concord, Massachusetts.
1. A current curriculum vitae or resume
2. A project proposal approximately 1,000 words in length, including a description of the project, a statement explaining the significance of the project, and an indication of the specific archives and collections the applicant wishes to consult.
3. Graduate students only: A letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with the student’s work and the proposed project. (This letter is optional and can be emailed separately to the fellowship committee at the above address.)
January 31, 2017. RCC Fellowships. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2017-18 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. The center will award fellowships to scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines. Applicants’ research and writing should pertain to the central theme of the RCC—transformations in environment and society. Research at the RCC is concerned with questions of the interrelationship between environmental and social changes, and in particular the reasons—social, political, cultural, and environmental factors—for these transformations. The RCC awards five types of fellowships: Carson Writing Fellowships, Interdisciplinary Writing Fellowships, Outreach Fellowships, Short-term Fellowships, Alumni Fellowships. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2017. Applications must be made in our online portal. The application portal will be open from 1 January – 31 January 2017. For more information about the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and the fellowship program, visit www.rachelcarsoncenter.org
Applications should be submitted by March 6, 2017, review of applications will begin immediately. The Culinaria Research Centre at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral fellowship in the field of Food Studies, to work directly with the range of faculty at the University of Toronto working in food studies and under the direct supervision of Culinaria director Daniel Bender. This fellowship is open to scholars who have completed a Ph.D. in Food Studies or any related field in the humanities and social sciences, by the time of appointment and within the last five years. The appointment will be for one year, starting in the summer of 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, but with a minimum of $31, 000. Additional details about the position are offered below, and information about the Culinaria Research Centre can be found at: https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/culinaria/. Applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the positions should be directed to Prof. Daniel Bender, Director, Culinaria Research Centre (email@example.com). Read more and apply: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/hcs/employment.
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