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

Position open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022. Assistant Teaching Professor in Comparative Cultural Studies, Northern Arizona University

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies (CCS) at Northern Arizona University seeks to hire an Assistant Teaching Professor in Comparative Cultural Studies for an academic year position, commencing in Fall 2022, contracted yearly. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester with a focus on the department’s introductory and General Studies courses, including but not limited to Religions of the World (REL 150) and Introduction to the Global Humanities (HUM 101); service contributions; and maintaining currency in their field via scholarship/outreach activities.

This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefit eligible, academic year appointed position on the Flagstaff Mountain campus beginning Fall 2022.  This appointment is renewable depending on effective performance, department needs, and funding. The department of Comparative Cultural Studies brings together studies of art history, comparative religions, humanities, intellectual history, museum studies, and Asian studies in a multidisciplinary curriculum featuring three majors (the BA in CCS, the online BA in Humanities, and the ASN-IGP, an Integrated Global Program in Asian studies). The Department offers minors in art history, Asian studies, humanities, museum studies, and the comparative study of religion, as well as a robust suite of courses serving NAU’s General Studies and diversity requirements. Our thirteen faculty (including two Fulbright scholars, two Guggenheim scholars, one Regent’s Professor, and several award-winning teachers) are credentialed across a variety of humanities disciplines and are active scholars in their fields. Our students master skills of comparative interpretation through engagement with diverse cultural texts and contexts. Course offerings range from the environmental humanities, ancient and contemporary religions and visual cultures, technology and the arts, regional and cultural studies, and the digital humanities.

To view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 606130, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.


Position open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022. Assistant Teaching Professor in the Humanities, Northern Arizona University

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies (CCS) at Northern Arizona University seeks to hire an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Humanities for an academic year position, commencing in Fall 2022, contracted yearly and renewable based on enrollment needs and contingent on effective performance and available funding. The successful candidate will teach four courses each semester, 75% of which will be offered online, and contribute to the mission of NAU’s new General Studies Program, which includes courses in Indigenous Peoples, US Ethnic Diversity, and American Institutions, as well as remain current in their field of research through scholarship, outreach, and/or professional development activities. In addition, the successful candidate should be prepared to make contributions to diversity and inclusion within the department and the College of Arts & Letters.

This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefit eligible, academic year appointed position on the Flagstaff Mountain campus beginning Fall 2022. This appointment is renewable depending on effective performance, department needs, and funding. The department of Comparative Cultural Studies brings together studies of art history, comparative religions, public humanities, intellectual history, museum studies, and Asian studies in a multidisciplinary curriculum featuring three majors (the BA in CCS, the online BA in Humanities, and the ASN-IGP, an Integrated Global Program in Asian Studies). The Department offers minors in art history, Asian Studies, humanities, museum studies, and the comparative study of religion, as well as a robust suite of courses serving NAU’s General Studies and diversity requirements. Our thirteen faculty (including two Fulbright scholars, two Guggenheim scholars, one Regent’s Professor, and several award-winning teachers) are credentialed across a variety of humanities disciplines. Our students master skills of comparative interpretation through engagement with diverse cultural texts and contexts. Course offerings range from the environmental humanities, ancient and contemporary religions and visual cultures, technology and the arts, regional and cultural studies, and the digital humanities.

To view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 606133, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.


Review of candidates begins April 18, 2022. Two Faculty Positions, Sterling College.

Sterling College is conducting a search to identify two new colleagues to join its faculty in Craftsbury Common, Vermont. The start date is flexible from as early as August 2022 onwards, and is pending budget approval.

 Agroecological and Ecological Science

Applicants for this focal area will have the ability to teach introductory courses in ecology, biology, and sustainable agriculture, and additional courses in one or more of the following areas: agroecology, statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), climate science, and nutrition. This position could include management of our new science lab and/or GIS lab.

Cultural Ecology, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, or Ethics

Applicants for this focal area will have the ability to teach a breadth of humanities classes relating to ecology, environmental studies, and food and farming. Preferred candidates will have expertise in cultural ecology and/or ethnoecology, or one or more of the following areas: cultural anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, and ethics.

The full position description, salary, benefits, and application instructions can be found here.


Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.  Posted April 14, 2022. 

Maine College of Art & Design (MECA&D) is seeking candidates for a one-year position in Environmental Humanities at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 16, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3/3 course load, as well as to oversee the Sustainable Ecosystems: Art & Design (SEAD) minor, working in coordination with the Chair of Academic Studies.

The successful candidate must be an interdisciplinary scholar who is able to teach across the environmental humanities. Period and specialization are open. ABD will be considered. Potential areas of expertise could include: theoretical approaches to race and the environment, environmental visual culture, queer ecology, environmental justice, and anthropocene studies. We are particularly interested in scholars who have research focus and teaching interests that may intersect with one or more of Black Studies, Latinx Studies, Indigenous Studies, and/or gender & sexuality studies.

The candidate will be expected to teach classes within the Sustainable Ecosystems: Art & Design (SEAD) minor at MECA&D. The SEAD minor employs an environmental justice approach and is open to all Studio majors whose work intersects with the environment in any way.

Teaching assignments could include: “Race & Environment”; “Climate Crisis”; “Queer Environments”; and “Land & Sea: Art, Activism, Environment,” a class that is paired with a Studio class taught by a Studio faculty at MECA&D.

Applicants are asked to provide a C.V. and Diversity Statement as well as a Cover Letter addressing teaching experience and research interests and three references who can speak to these activities.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation: Based on experience, Benefits: Benefits Eligible

Application Procedure 

Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until a hire is made.  

Application materials must be sent digitally in a single PDF, not to exceed a 25MB file size. Please email the document to mcanfield (at) meca (dot) edu. Place “SEAD One Year Appointment” [LastName FirstName]” in the subject line. 

The PDF must include: (1) an application letter which describes how the candidate’s experience, accomplishments and qualifications intersect with the listed position description; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a diversity statement; (4) a list of three references with contact information, one of which must be a prior department chair/supervisor.  

Diversity Statement

Maine College of Art recognizes that diversity is integral to the academic experience and strives to foster an inclusive culture defined by respect, equity and social responsibility. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations, and supporting an inclusive and equitable community. Maine College of Art does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, HIV status, race, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, or military/veteran’s status in its educational programs, admissions policies, employment policies, financial aid, or other College administered programs. Candidates from historically underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Institution

Maine College of Art is an independent college of art and design located in the center of the thriving arts district of Portland, Maine. Established in 1882, the College currently enrolls approximately 500 students, the majority of whom are in the undergraduate program. About 1,200 students take classes through MECA’s Continuing Studies Program annually. MECA’s Joanne Waxman Library is an important resource of art­ and design ­oriented books and periodicals for the region. The Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA is a vibrant site for the exhibition of contemporary art.

MECA is characterized by its intimate learning community, its interdisciplinary nature and the breadth of its programs. It confers the degrees of Bachelor of Fine Arts in eleven majors, Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Salt Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies. Our goal at MECA is to teach each student how to transform aspirations and values into a creative practice that serves as the foundation for a lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals.


Deadline for applications: April 25, 2022. Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities, Wofford College.

Environmental Studies seeks a visiting assistant professor of environmental humanities, broadly defined, for the 2022-23 academic year. This may transition into a permanent tenure-track assistant professorship in 2023-24. Undergraduate teaching is the priority for Wofford faculty. The person selected would teach three courses in the fall and spring semesters. In addition to upper-level courses focusing on subjects of the visiting professor’s preference, scheduled courses would include at least one section of LIBA 101 (first-year seminar, specific topic proposed by the instructor), one section of ENVS 202 (Introduction to Environmental Humanities), and one section of ENVS 347 (Environmental Storytelling), a seminar for juniors intended to equip them to propose a humanities-based senior capstone project. The visiting professor would also help advise and guide seniors as they planned and completed humanities-related senior capstone projects. Along with their teaching duties, they would be encouraged to engage with students outside of the classroom, to continue to do scholarly or creative work, and to potentially work with Wofford programs on campus or in the wider community. The candidate would have the opportunity to spend time at the nearby Goodall Center for Environmental Studies, taking part in our long-term ecological reflection work there. 

QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires an MFA, Ph.D. (or ABD) or equivalent in a field appropriate to the position. 

APPLICATION: Application materials should be sent to Christine Overcarsh ([email protected]), by April 25, 2022. Application materials include: (1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s expertise in and perspective on environmental humanities, (2) an academic CV (with names of references), and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy. 

ABOUT WOFFORD COLLEGE: Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It offers 27 major fields of study to a student body of 1,775 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, experiential learning opportunities and successful graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value” and for its commitment to student success and accessibility for low- and middle-income students. The college community has 12 sororities and fraternities as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams. 

ABOUT SPARTANBURG: Spartanburg County, the 5th-largest county in South Carolina, is home to nearly 328,000 people and 13 municipalities. The county is unmatched statewide in economic development for new investment and job creation. There are seven colleges or universities in Spartanburg as well as a comprehensive research and teaching hospital. The growing Spartanburg downtown area — with new shops and restaurants, public art and miles of walking and biking trails — is located a few blocks south of Wofford’s campus. To learn more about Spartanburg, visit onespartanburginc.com

EEO STATEMENT: Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff and strives to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people. Wofford College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For information about Wofford’s Title IX compliance, visit wofford.edu/administration/title-ix. It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact [email protected].


Applications received before October 1, 2022, 11:59 pm eastern time, will be given full consideration. Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and Humanities, Princeton University.

Princeton University seeks to appoint a distinguished humanist whose work is related to the environment for the 2023-2024 academic year. The on-campus position will provide salary plus benefits for a semester long visit or for the duration of a full academic year, depending on the negotiated length of the visit and available funding. The funds may be used to supplement a sabbatical leave. The position is supported by the High Meadows Environmental Institute — the interdisciplinary center of environmental research, education, and outreach at Princeton University. Persons appointed will hold the title of the Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and Humanities.

Applicants should be accomplished scholars on leave from their home institution, who have exceptional records of publication and teaching and whose interests lie at the intersection of environmental issues and the humanities. Of particular interest are scholars with expertise and interests related to air and water sustainability, biodiversity, energy, environmental justice, food system change, global health, global warming, and wilderness histories and futures. There is no geographic limitation. Backgrounds in American studies, settler colonial studies, Indigenous studies, environmental art and media, environmental history, literature and environment, cultural anthropology and geography, and religion and ecology are especially welcome. In addition to accomplished scholars, environmental practitioners who may not hold a university position but who have a distinguished record as leaders in national environmental organizations or in the arts may also qualify for the Barron Visiting position.

The visitor(s) will have a shared appointment in the High Meadows Environmental Institute and a supporting department at Princeton University. The incumbent Barron Visitor(s) will be expected to contribute to the life of this vibrant academic center and to cultivate dialogue at the intersection of the humanities and the environment at Princeton. They will be expected to teach an average of one course per semester subject to sufficient enrollment and approval by the Dean of the Faculty and to mentor/advise two to three students on independent projects. Other activities may include the organization of University/public lectures and forums on related topics. Remaining duty time may be devoted to research and writing and other professional pursuits.

The incumbent’s annual salary will be determined based upon their salary at the home institution, not to exceed the level established for an equivalent rank of associate or full professor in the supporting department.

Applications should include (1) a cover letter; (2) a brief description of any previous experience in interdisciplinary and/or collaborative research; (3) a statement of research and teaching plans at the intersection of environment and humanities; (4) a current curriculum vitae and (5) for scholars on sabbatical leave, an indication of and justification for the level of support requested. A short list of finalists will be asked to submit further materials. The names and contact information for three references should be indicated as part of the application. However, HMEI will request letters only for the finalists.

To apply, please visit https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/24881 . Applications received before October 1, 2022, 11:59 pm eastern time, will be given full consideration. Questions about the application process may be directed to Stacey Christian at [email protected]

Fellowships 

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, May 6, 2022. Mellon Environmental Postdoctoral Fellowship to Advance Diversity in the Environmental Humanities, William & Mary.

The Environmental Science and Policy Program at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a two-year, non-tenure-track visiting position of Mellon Environmental Postdoctoral Fellowship to Advance Diversity in the Environmental Humanities that will begin August 10, 2022. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in any humanities discipline including but not limited to Africana-Black Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Art and Art History, Comparative Literature, Digital Humanities, English, Gender Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, and Religious Studies. 
 
In this appointment, the postdoc will have substantial amounts of time to focus on their own research agenda, with help from faculty mentors. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will be required to teach two undergraduate courses in the Environmental Humanities, one in the Spring of year 1 and another in the Fall of year 2, the content of which can be repeated, and to organize ENSP 250, a 1-credit lecture series, in the Spring of year 2.
 
In addition to these teaching responsibilities and individual research, the postdoc will work with faculty mentors and Special Collections staff at Swem Library to create and develop a new Virginia Environmental Justice Archive. The archive will document interdisciplinary research and creative expression generated within William & Mary and by selected stakeholders outside our institution pertaining to past and present ecological inequities in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
 
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.eduSubmit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, a statement of research and teaching interests, course syllabi, and representative publications. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
 
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, May 6, 2022. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled. Information on the degree programs of the Environmental Science and Policy Program may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/environment/index.php.

Other Opportunities

See the Residencies, Prizes/Grants, and Workshops Page on the ASLE website.

Portal reopens for submissions in November, 2021. Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Outdoor Arts Fellowships, Clermont, KY. The application process for 2022 Closes in January.