Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University
|Job category||Postdoc or similar / Fixed term|
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Social Science
|Location||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States|
|Start date||September 1, 2022|
The Mahindra Humanities Center invites applications for five one-year postdoctoral fellowships on the topic of the environmental humanities, drawn from any humanistic discipline. We interpret the environmental humanities in the broadest terms, to include all parts of the world and historical eras. Topics may include (but are not limited to) humanistic approaches to climate change, biodiversity, social justice, environmental justice, food justice, regenerative practices, gardening, landscape, urban foraging, health, and animal studies.
Applicants for 2022-23 fellowships must have received a doctorate or terminal degree in or after May 2019. Applicants without a doctorate or terminal degree must demonstrate that they have completed all requirements for a terminal degree (i.e. dissertation defense) by August 1, 2022. Scholars from outside the United States are appointed under either the J-1 visa (Research Scholar status) or F-1 OPT (Optional Practical Training), depending on their circumstances. If awarded a fellowship, the term of appointment for international scholars is September 1, 2022-August 31, 2023. The Mahindra Center reserves the right to cancel awards if the recipient is unable to meet these conditions of completion and visa status.
|How to apply|
In addition to biographical and professional information, applicants are asked to submit: 1. A curriculum vitae. 2. A statement of the research project (1,000-3,000 words) that provides a detailed description of what the applicant proposes to do during the fellowship year. 3. One chapter- or article-length writing sample (no longer than 40 pages). 4. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when three letters have been received. Recommendations may be those included in the applicant’s placement dossier, but they must specifically address the proposed research project. Letters should be uploaded to the electronic application.
|Web address to apply||https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/104...|
|Hard deadline||November 12, 2021, 11:59pm EST|
|Web address for more information||https://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/postdoc...|
|Contact name||Steven Biel|
|Time created||June 28, 2021, 8:42pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||October 26, 2021, 4:47pm EST|
|Last updated||June 28, 2021, 8:42pm UTC|
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