Jobs & Fellowships

If you would like to post information about a job, fellowship, or related professional opportunity, please contact Amy McIntyre, the ASLE Managing Director, at [email protected]. Listings are free of charge and will be posted if they are suitably relevant to ASLE members and constituents.

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Jobs

Applications are due June 15. The University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of Sustainability is hiring an Intern Manager. This role is responsible for running our vibrant student intern program (paid, year-round, ~16 undergrads) and will also teach one sustainability course per semester for the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, within their sustainability certificate program.  A PhD is required; read full posting and apply: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/509191/office-of-sustainability-intern-manager

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Deadline for Applications: July 22, 2021. Research Associate / PhD Student, Faculty of Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies at the Institute of English and American Studies the Junior Professorship in North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies, TU Dresden. The position, starting October 1, 2021, is initially limited for three years with 50% of the fulltime weekly hours. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz-WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).

Tasks: The main task of the prospective position holder is to contribute to the research and teaching activities at the Chair of North American Literature with a Focus on Future Studies. The teaching requirement is one undergraduate seminar in North American Literature per semester and includes the administration of exams and the consultation of BA students. Aside from collaboration in the research activities of the chair, the position holder is expected to work independently on a PhD project in the field of North American Literature and preferably related to the focus areas of the junior professorship (for more information, see https://tu-dresden.de/gsw/slk/anglistik_amerikanistik/na-literatur/die-professur/profile-critical-future-studies).

Requirements: a university degree (M.A. or equivalent) with a focus on North American literature or culture; pedagogical aptitude; an innovative PhD project on North American literature/culture preferably related to the focus areas of the junior professorship (Speculative Fiction, Environmental Humanities, Energy Humanities, Literature and Science, Critical Future Studies and Social Justice, etc.). Experience in interdisciplinary research contexts, excellent communication skills (English and German) and conference experience are advantageous.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
Please submit your comprehensive application (incl. Cover Letter, Degree Certificates, Curriculum Vitae, list of publications (if applicable), list of courses held (if applicable), 5-page proposal of PhD project) by July 22, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf-document to [email protected], or by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Juniorprofessur für Literatur Nordamerikas mit dem Schwerpunkt Future Studies, Herrn Jun.-Prof. Dr. Moritz Ingwersen, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your documents will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

Fellowships 

Deadline for applications is June 15, 2021. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstätten are pleased to invite applications for a new fellowship program that will be based in Herrmannsdorf. The Landhaus Fellowship Program is a residential program. Ten fellows will live and work together in the newly renovated historic house on the Herrmannsdorfer organic farm outside Munich. These fellowships are open to excellent doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior scholars who are working in the field of environment and society.

Applicants are welcome to apply individually or as interdisciplinary teams; we also accept applications for scholarly outreach projects (journalism, documentary film, community engagement, etc.). All fellows are expected to spend their fellowship in residence at the RCC Landhaus, to work on a major project, and to participate actively in life at the RCC. Please note that the RCC does not sponsor field trips or archival research.  Read more and apply: https://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/fellows/application/fellowships-2022/index.html 

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Review of applicants begins July 5, 2021. Teaching Fellow with an Emphasis in American Environmental History and Philosophy or Literature. Northland College, a private, liberal arts college in northern Wisconsin with a focus on the environment, social justice, and sustainability, is seeking a one-year teaching fellow to deliver courses in American Environmental History and in philosophy or American literature. Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate will teach 3-4 courses during the 2021-22 academic year and be expected to continue their scholarly research and writing.

Candidates must hold a completed masters degree and be working toward, or have recently completed, a doctoral degree in a field(s) that qualify them to teach American Environmental History and courses in either philosophy or American literature. Preference will be given to candidates who can provide evidence of previous, quality teaching in a collegiate setting.

This one-year position begins on August 23rd. It includes benefits and financial assistance for relocation expenses. The College is committed to a diverse environment as an equal opportunity employer. Questions may be directed to Alan Brew ([email protected]) and review of applicants will begin on July 5th.

 To apply, visit Northland College’s employment page at Northland Employment – Northland College and upload the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy and description of previous teaching experience, if applicable.
  4. List of three references including contact information.

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Other Opportunities

See our Residencies, Grants, and Workshops Page

Portal reopens for submissions in November, 2021. Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Outdoor Arts Fellowships, Clermont, KY. The application process for 2021 Closes January 18,2021.