Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States environmental history
The Yale University Department of History invites applications for a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States environmental history. The fellow will be affiliated with Yale Environmental History and the Yale Environmental Humanities Initiative and is expected to participate in their activities and to teach one course during the two years of the fellowship.
Yale Environmental History promotes research and teaching at Yale on the complex historical relationship between people and the environment. Yale’s program has a global scope, with historians specializing in aspects of African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and United States environmental history. Recent faculty scholarship has included books and essays about hurricanes in the Caribbean; land and climate in Viet Nam; the environmental history of the Ottoman Empire; Japanese demographic history; cryopolitics and biomedicine; the history of cartography; and the politics of population growth and resource scarcity in the United States.
Salary is $58,000 plus benefits and a research budget. Start date August 1, 2019. PhD requirements must be completed by the beginning of the appointment and the PhD must have been awarded after spring 2016. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. A cover letter (including a statement of qualifications and research interests), a CV, a chapter-length writing sample, a one-page proposal for a course, including illustrative readings, and three letters of reference should be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/59960 .
Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019.
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