New York Botanical Garden, Humanities Institute
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Doctoral Fellow, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Professional|
The Humanities Institute, a research division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of The New York Botanical Garden, offers a full-time, residential Research Fellowship for 2019 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 June 1, and no later than September 5, 2019).
Fellowship award: $50,000 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 email@example.com
Deadline for all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation: January 7, 2019.
For more information: https://www.nybg.org/learn/humanities-institute/research-opportunities/ or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vanessa Bezemer Sellers, PhD
Humanities Research Coordinator
New York Botanical Garden
2950 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, New York, 10458-5126
718 817 8868
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History
Art / Art History
Cultural History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Rural History / Studies
Urban Design and Planning