Job TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate Public Humanities/Diluvial Houston Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Justice
DepartmentHumanities Research Center
Full Time/Part TimeFull-Time
Position SummaryWith support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center (HRC) at Rice University will award one postdoctoral fellowship for a one-year appointment in Environmental Justice, with the possibility of a one- year renewal. We invite applicants from the humanities or interpretive social sciences whose research and teaching consider the wide range of histories, theories, and practices of environmental justice, including the workings of environmental racism and the differing and inequitable relationships to a range of ecological concerns (disaster, toxicity, climate, sustainability, pollution, biodiversity loss, resource availability, indigeneity, economic opportunity, public health, land use, and many more). The fellow will develop or continue his or her own research project, participate in the HRC’s Diluvial Houston Initiative \https:// hrc.rice.edu/diluvialhouston\ and the Center for Environmental Studies, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach two courses per year. This position is for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. It is a full-time, benefits eligible, one-year appointment, renewable for a second year. The fellow will receive an annual salary of $55,000 and a $3,000 allowance for research and/or relocation to Houston. Eligibility: Applicants from any humanistic discipline or the interpretive social sciences are eligible to apply and must have received a PhD between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2020. Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline including, but not limited to, literature, anthropology, history, architecture, and religion, whose research and teaching interests focus on issues related to environmental justice are eligible to apply. Application Materials: - Cover Letter - Three page CV - 1000-word research project proposal - Writing sample - One page course proposal for a one-semester undergraduate course in environmental studies -Three recommendation letters – Please use the Professional References section on the application. Applicants will be requested to provide the email addresses of their references and Rice will contact them requesting the reference letters. Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2020 Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Education RequiredPhD or other Doctoral Degree
Major/DisciplineAny humanistic (inter)discipline or the interpretive social sciences related to Environmental Humanities Must have received a PhD between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2020
Experience RequiredNo experience required
Skills RequiredResearch, writing, and teaching in environmental studies
Working Conditions- Regular office and classroom conditions - Evening and weekend events and dinners on occasion
Security SensitiveAs defined under the Texas Education Code and Rice Policy No. 425, this position is security sensitive and employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Essential PersonnelPosition is not considered essential during a campus emergency.
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Special Instructions to ApplicantsDeadline: May 15, 2020 Application Materials: Cover Letter Three page CV 1000-word research project proposal Writing sample One page course proposal for a one-semester undergraduate course in environmental studies Three recommendation letters – Please use the Professional References section on the application. Applicant will be requested to provide the email addresses of their references and Rice will contact them requesting the reference letters
Quick Link for Postinghttps:// jobs.rice.edu/postings/23227
Essential Functions- Conducts own research - Teaches or co-teach two undergraduate courses per year - Mentors graduate and undergraduate participants in the initiative - Attend events and meetings affiliated with the Diluvial Houston Initiative and Center for Environmental Studies; assists with planning public events - Documents, analyzes, and maintains research data - Assists with proposal development to obtain research funding - Writes scholarly papers based on ongoing research and submits them to journals for publication - Publishes and presents research findings - Supports project management and collaboration across institutions or disciplines - Performs all other duties as assigned
Job Duty NameResearch
Description of Job Duty- Conduct own research
Percentage Of Time30
Job Duty NameTeaching
Description of Job Duty- Teach or co-teach two undergraduate courses per year
Percentage Of Time30
Job Duty NameMentoring
Description of Job Duty- Mentor graduate and undergraduate participants in the inititative
Percentage Of Time20
Job Duty NameInitiative Participation
Description of Job Duty- Attend events and meetings affiliated with the Diluvial Houston Initiative and Center for Environmental Studies. Assist with planning public events.
Percentage Of Time20
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