New York Botanical Garden, Humanities Institute - LuEsther T. Mertz Library
|Location:||New York, United States|
The Humanities Institute, a research division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of The New York Botanical Garden, offers a full-time, residential Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for 2018 for current Ph.D. students or recent post-doctoral researchers.
Candidates are invited to submit a proposal for independent research in the environmental humanities that involves interdisciplinary approaches to areas such landscape and garden design; urban planning and social history; cultural anthropology; the history and philosophy of botany; botanical exploration, arts and illustration.
Eligibility: Current Ph.D. candidates and recent post-doctoral researchers (no more than 4 years since graduation), who like to further their studies in an international plant-based research center.
Tenure of Fellowship: 9 months (can be activated as early as April 1, and no later than September 6, 2018).
Fellowship award: $42,000 plus health benefits and a research travel stipend.
How to Apply:
The application must be submitted as a single document (Microsoft Word or PDF file) to: HIfellows@nybg.org
Letters of recommendation (PDF file format) must be submitted directly from the recommender to the Humanities Institute Research Coordinator, Vanessa Bezemer Sellers, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation:
January 12, 2018. For more information: https://www.nybg.org/learn/humanities-institute/research-opportunities/ or contact: email@example.com
Vanessa Bezemer Sellers
|Secondary Categories:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology