Washington University in St. Louis, American Culture Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environment/Environmental Justice
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in “Environment/Environmental Justice,” for the academic year 2019-2020 with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year, contingent upon satisfactory performance; duties starting in the Fall semester of 2019. AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social sciences.
We are particularly interested in applicants, academics and/or practitioners, whose research, teaching, and practice (1) have a strong theoretical awareness, and deeply engage substantive empirical, ethnographic, and/or historical materials; (2) center on the richly-informed study of environmental issues, problems, and debates in relation to America (broadly defined), especially questions of science and science studies, justice, inequality, race/ethnicity (and other social contrasts), sustainability, industry, state power, and public health; (3) speak to historical and/or contemporary public debates about environmental issues and problems, such as climate change, disasters, land use, indigeneity, and natural resources.
Candidates must have received the Ph.D. since July 1, 2015, or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2019. The Fellow will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits, a $3,000 annual research/travel stipend, and the possibility for a workshop to support the peer review of a polished book manuscript.
Interested Applicants will need to submit a Cover Letter and CV as part of the online application process. Applications are due by December 17, 2018. For more information and How to Apply, please see https://sites.wustl.edu/amcspostdoc/information/
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
For more information and How to Apply, please see https://sites.wustl.edu/amcspostdoc/information/
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Cultural History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
Social History / Studies