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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org