[ES_JOBS_NET] Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Environmental Studies, Williams College
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Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Environmental Studies
The Program in Environmental Studies at Williams College invites
applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in Environmental Studies,
beginning July 1, 2016. We welcome applications from candidates who have
completed their PhD. within the last five years and also those who have
not yet completed their Ph.D. but will have the PhD. in hand by the
start date of the appointment.
We seek candidates from the humanities or social sciences to contribute
to the curriculum and vitality of our interdisciplinary program. The
successful candidate will have training in one or more of the following
fields: history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies,
cultural geography, public policy, economics, philosophy or a related
field. Candidates with expertise in agricultural sustainability and food
studies are preferred.
The position requires vision and initiative and a desire to join our
vibrant community of environmental scholars, practitioners and
activists. Williams is an institution that places a high value on
undergraduate teaching; consequently, we strongly prefer applicants who
can demonstrate a capacity for excellent teaching and who have a
commitment to working effectively with a student population that is
broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality,
sexual orientation, and religion.
The successful candidate will be appointed for a term of two years and
will have a teaching load of one course each semester. The baseline
stipend for these positions is $44,000 per year plus an allowance of
$3,000 per year for research and professional travel expenses. Fellows
will also be provided with full benefits including health and dental
insurance. These positions are made possible by a grant from the Andrew
W. Mellon Foundation.
Information about the Williams College Center for Environmental Studies
is available at ces.williams.edu. Applications should be submitted via
Interfolio athttp://apply.interfolio.com/31172and should include a c.v.,
a two page statement describing your research, a one or two page
statement describing your teaching interests, and at least three letters
of reference. Applications completed by December 1, 2015 will receive
full consideration. All offers of employment are contingent upon
completion of a background check. Further information is available
Fax and email applications not accepted. Inquiries may be sent
toRalph.M.Bradburd at Williams.edu <mailto:Ralph.M.Bradburd at Williams.edu>.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in
the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its
reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic
excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the
Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu
<http://www.williams.edu/>). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations
for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a
diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can
live, learn, and thrive.
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