07/01/2019 – Research Fellowship in Environmental Humanities

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Research Fellowship in Environmental Humanities @ New York Botanical Garden.

What, when & where

Research Fellowship, Environmental Humanities – New York Botanical Garden

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.

Deadline & 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 vsellers@nybg.org

Deadline for all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation: January 7, 2019.

Other info, Links & conditions

For more information:  https://www.nybg.org/learn/humanities-institute/research-opportunities/  or contact: vsellers@nybg.org

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