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North Carolina State University - Teaching and Post-Doctoral Fellow in American Agricultural History

American Agricultural History: The Department of History at North Carolina State University invites applications for a Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellow position in American agricultural history (any area of specialization). The Teaching Scholar will pursue their own individual research agenda and be guided by a faculty mentor in their respective field. A research presentation in the Spring semester will summarize progress in this area. The Teaching Scholar will be expected to teach a 2/2 load, including American Agricultural History (offered in the fall). The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be evaluated on a regular basis regarding her/his teaching and mentoring of students.  One year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Qualifications: Ph.D. in American history, with an emphasis on agricultural history, awarded no more than three years from the date of postdoctoral appointment.  Experience as a teaching assistant or instructor of record desired. Training/education: Experience mentoring students and having a specific research agenda that aligns with the department’s graduate teaching needs also highly desired. Motivation to teach, mentor, conduct and publish research and/or scholarship is expected. NC State University now requires all applications to be initiated electronically.  To apply, visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/131918 and click “Apply to this Job.”  Applications should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. In addition, applicants should have three letters of reference sent via email to Professor Ross Bassett, Chair of the Search Committee (ross@ncsu.edu). Questions can also be sent via email to ross@ncsu.edu.  

Review of applicants will begin on May 15, 2020 and will continue until position is filled.    


University of Oregon, Center for Environmental Humanities - Mellon Visiting Scholar in the Environmental Humanities 

With generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Oregon’s Center for Environmental Futures invites applications for a fall-term Mellon Visiting Scholar position in the Environmental Humanities, to run from September 15 through December 15,2020. Applications are welcome from scholars who study the environment from any perspective in the humanities or allied fields (for example ecological approaches to literature, gender, religion, politics, philosophy, the arts, and/or race; animal studies; indigenous studies, environmental justice, ethics and sustainability; environmental history, cultural geography; anthropology, or sociology). The fellow will offer a public lecture, attend regular Center research colloquia, and pursue independent research and writing. Candidates must be at least five years beyond the PhD. Independent scholars are welcome.

The stipend of $39,000 may be used to supplement a sabbatical or support the fellow’s expenses while at the University of Oregon. Relocation expenses of up to $2,000 are also available. No other benefits are provided.

Full description can be found here; https://cef.uoregon.edu/funding/center-for-environmental-futures-mellon-visiting-scholar-in-the-environmental-humanities/  

Deadline for applications extended to May 1, 2020.

Inquiries about the search may be sent to amildrex@uoregon.edu.




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