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 info@asle.org. Listings are free of charge and will be posted if they are suitably relevant to ASLE members and constituents.

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Jobs

Review of applications will begin on 31 October and continue until the positions are filled. Yale-NUS College, Singapore, invites applications for two open-rank, tenured/tenure-track positions (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) in Environmental Studies.  Successful candidates will work within a multi-disciplinary teaching team to deliver an environmental-studies curriculum tailored to a top liberal arts college. Teaching responsibilities (https://envs.yale-nus.edu.sg/) include contributing to the Introduction to Environmental Studies module, offering specialized courses in the candidate’s field, supervision of senior capstone projects, and teaching into the Yale-NUS Common Curriculum (http://www.yale-nus.edu.sg/curriculum/commoncurriculum).  Candidates must demonstrate a clear passion for undergraduate teaching.  

(1)  Environmental Science: We welcome applicants in any environmental science discipline, with preference for candidates with tropical-system experience in marine conservation, marine ecology, or marine pollution and ecotoxicology.  Post-doctoral experience is required for junior candidates.

(2)  Environmental Humanities: We welcome applicants from candidates working in environmental humanities, with preference for candidates in environmental history, or in religion and the environment.  We especially seek candidates with demonstrated connections to the social sciences, who can mentor students and offer courses at the intersection of the humanities and social sciences around pressing environmental concerns. 

Questions should be addressed to search committee chair Professor Michael Maniates (michael.maniates@yale-nus.edu.sg)  Read more and apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/YaleNUS

Application review begins November 2, 2018, position is open until filled. Assistant Professor of English (Black Diasporic Literature), Western Washington University. Required qualifications include: Ph.D. in English or a related field by September 1, 2019; Strong scholarly and pedagogical expertise in Black Diasporic Literature; Demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching; Potential for strong scholarship and publication in relevant fields; Ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.  Read more and apply: https://main.hercjobs.org/jobs/11487626

For best consideration apply by November 9, 2018. Assistant Professor of German Studies, University of Maryland – College Park. The Department of Germanic Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2019. Applicants with specialization in environmental humanities from any period of modern German literature and culture are strongly encouraged to apply. Background in digital humanities and/or media ecology is a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per year and to take a leading role in program building, both within the Department and through interdisciplinary initiatives in SLLC and across the university. Read more and apply.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. Professorship in Race and Environmental Justice, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. The Carter G. Woodson Institute and Department of African American and African Studies invites applications for a professorship in Race and Environmental Justice in the United States and/or other countries of the African Diaspora. We invite applications from across the range of humanities and social science disciplines. Desirable research and teaching interests include, but are not limited to, urban history/studies, political economy, planning and development, literature, philosophy, science and technology, public health, and social movements. We are especially interested in candidates with a background in community-engaged scholarship and teaching. We seek candidates who show exceptional accomplishment as scholars, teachers and mentors and who can offer broad courses that integrate interdisciplinary perspectives. Preference will be given to candidates who hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor, but we will also consider candidates who have a proven record of scholarly engagement and publication at the assistant level. Candidates must hold a PHD in a relevant field at the time of appointment and should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and to service. To read more and apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624280.  For questions regarding the position or application process, please contact, Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, skh7b@virginia.edu.

Position is open until filled, first consideration will be given to applications received no later than November 15, 2018. Early response is encouraged. Faculty Tenure-Track Position, Environmental Studies Program. Humboldt State University’s Environmental Studies Program invites applications for an academic year, tenure-track faculty position Starting August 2019. We seek a candidate who views environmental questions through lenses of racial and/or social and environmental justice, has expertise in theories and practices of social change, and experience with public, community-based, or activist learning and pedagogy. The expertise of the successful candidate is open with respect to discipline. The program’s administrative home is the Department of Geography. An earned PhD or equivalent in Environmental Studies or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred at the time of appointment. Applicants with considerable progress towards terminal degree completion by appointment date will be considered. Completion of terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second probationary year following initial appointment (August 2020). Read full job description: https://hraps.humboldt.edu/sites/default/files/vacancy_announcements/1920-05_environmentalstudies_vacancy_final.pdf. To apply go to https://apply.interfolio.com/55186. Questions should be directed to John Meyer, Search Committee Chair, at enstsearch@humboldt.edu.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2018. Assistant Professor, Critical Race Studies, Northern Illinois University. The interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Northern Illinois University is looking for a dynamic scholar to fill the position of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2019, with expertise in Critical Race Theory. The successful candidate will be a joint appointment tenure-track faculty member in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, with a tenure home in an appropriate academic department (open). The candidate will be expected to teach courses to both undergraduate and graduate students in both units, as well as engage in an active research agenda and perform professional service in keeping with rank and position. Applications are invited from those whose research and teaching interests focus on Critical Race Theory in the context of any of the following: A) intersectional feminist, queer, and/or trans* theories, B) women, gender, and/or sexuality in social and political movements, or C) feminist, queer, and/or trans* research methods. The typical teaching load is two courses per year in the Center, and two courses per year in the tenuring department.  For questions regarding this position and application, please contact Amanda Littauer at alittauer@niu.edu. Link to read more and apply: http://employment.niu.edu/postings/37915

Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The Environmental Studies Program at The College of Wooster seeks a one-year visiting assistant professor in environmental humanities, to begin August 2019. Position provides opportunity to be part of a growing interdisciplinary undergraduate program as it establishes itself as a major on campus. We seek a scholar with training in an arts or humanities discipline but with a multidisciplinary perspective focused on environmental issues and/or the human relationship with the environment. We especially welcome candidates engaging with the link between environmental and social justice. Candidate should have a PhD by the appointment date. In addition to a strong research program, a commitment to undergraduate teaching is necessary. The successful applicant will teach at least one introductory environmental studies course and at least one intermediate or upper-level course covering their area(s) of expertise. Depending on interest, the individual may also mentor undergraduates in our nationally recognized senior research program. A two-semester teaching load consists of 6 regular courses, or 5 courses plus mentoring of senior research projects. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. Applications are being managed exclusively through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/56404

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Assistant Professor – Environment & Society. The University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for Assistant Professor in the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) focusing on the cultural and social dimensions of environment and natural resources issues. We seek an accomplished and creative individual to provide teaching, research/creative activity, and service consistent with the educational mission of the University of Wyoming. This position will serve students across multiple academic programs, including BS degrees in Environment and Natural Resources, Environmental Systems Science, and Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management; a JD/MA in ENR, and a graduate major in ENR. The position is broadly conceived as focusing on environment/society, nature/culture relations. Candidates with backgrounds in environmental studies, social-ecological systems, environmental ethics, environmental justice, sustainability studies, environmental humanities and other relevant fields are invited to apply. Address applications to the search chair, Dr. Doug Wachob, Academic Programs Director.  Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence until on-campus interviews are conducted.  Application process questions can be addressed to Kim Messersmith at Kbois@uwyo.edu. Full job posting and application portal are online here: https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000026&tz=GMT-07%3A00.

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.