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

Application Deadline: April 5, 2019. The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, is seeking applications for a renewable term lecturer in Environmental Humanities.  Faculty responsibilities include (1) teaching and advising (70%), (2) service (15%), and (3) professional activity (15%). Lecturers may be eligible for subsequent terms of three years and subsequently, three to six years, if they are able to demonstrate superior performance in teaching, in service, and in professional activity that is appropriate to the academic discipline and that contributes to their primary responsibility for teaching. Specific teaching responsibilities will include first-year Critical Thinking & Writing sequence (2 classes), first-year Culture and Ideas sequence (2 classes), Introduction to Environmental Studies, Environmental Thought and an Upper division course in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise. We welcome applicants with experience in environmental humanities and writing. The general field of emphasis should be in environmental studies, with teaching and research interests involving any number of sub-fields, including environmental literature, environmental ethics, natural history, environmental anthropology or cultural geography. More information can be found here: https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/8362

Deadline for Applications: April 14, 2019. College Professor – Indigenous Studies, Okanagan College, Salmon Arm BC, Canada.  Arts and Foundational Programs is seeking a full-time continuing College Professor for a cross-appointed position with expertise to teach in the area of Indigenous Studies and in one other discipline. The second discipline could be any one of the following: Geography; Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies; Political Science; or Sociology. Candidates with knowledge related to local indigenous communities are sought. The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree; PhD is preferred. Applicants must have a minimum of Master’s level of study in both disciplines. Candidates are expected to hold a learner-centered teaching philosophy, and have an active profile in scholarship and research. In addition to courses in their second discipline, the successful applicant will be expected to teach courses such as Introduction to Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Historical Perspectives, and Indigenous Concepts and Frameworks, and to develop courses in Indigenous Studies relevant to the region.  Read more and apply

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019. Tier II Canada Research Chair in Media, Culture and the Environment, Trent University.  Trent University invites applications from emerging scholars with a strong research profile for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Media, Culture, and the Environment. We are interested in candidates working on any subject in the intersection of the environmental humanities, media studies, and cultural studies, and from many different methodological approaches.  As a faculty member appointed to both the Department of Cultural Studies and the Trent School of the Environment (TSE), the CRC will have a strong multi-disciplinary background and the demonstrated potential to collaborate with faculty in the humanities and the social and natural sciences. The successful candidate will develop a personal five-year research plan within a collaborative institutional context: they will teach one or more courses in undergraduate degree programs associated with Cultural Studies and the TSE, and they will supervise graduate students in one or more MA or PhD programs, including Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental and Life Sciences, Indigenous Studies, and Sustainability Studies. Full position description is here: https://www.trentu.ca/humanresources/careers/full-time-faculty/tier-ii-canada-research-chair-media-culture-and-environment

Application Deadline:  May 3, 2019. Assistant Professor of Environmental Justice/International Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University. The School of World Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor to conduct research and teach courses on Environmental Justice from a humanities and/or social science perspective. The successful candidate will be able to teach upper level undergraduate courses on theories of globalization and lower level survey courses on globalization and international social justice in support of the International Studies program and the new Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies.  Read more and apply.

Closing date for application is midnight PST on August 30, 2019The Gender Studies Department at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track position in gender studies at the Assistant Professor level, commencing July 1, 2020. We are especially interested in a specialization in the theory and practice of de-colonial, intersectional, transnational, anti-racist feminisms (possible areas could include: global diasporic studies, girlhood studies, feminist geographies, and environmental studies).  Read full posting and application information: https://www.uvic.ca/opportunities/faculty-librarian/current/gndr_250_071.php

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.