The Center for Humanities and Social Change at Ca’Foscari University of Venice is seeking candidates for four Postdoctoral Fellowships in Environmental Humanities. One of these is a position to focus on: “Environmental Humanities and water, flooding, sea-level rise, the ocean, blue humanities, water cultures, water politics, coastal areas.”
Applicants must have a PhD in any discipline of Humanities or Social Science. They must have worked in the area of Environmental Humanities or show potential for research interest in this field. Evidence of active research and publications in peer-reviewed journals will be an added advantage.
The Postdoctoral Fellowship will provide 35,000 euros per year before tax and the fellowship may be renewed for a second year depending on the progress of the fellow. The Fellowship may also give access to additional travel and research funding to present work at international symposia and/or organize events in Venice.
Interested applicants should send an expression of interest, which should include a Curriculum Vitae (max 3 pages), the names and contact information of two referees, and a research project that includes a concept, a working plan, and expected results. Expressions of interest should be sent to Dr. Barbara Del Mercato, Project Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) with subject line: “HSC_EOI.” Expressions of interest are due by April 10. After the closure of the present call for expressions of interest, HSC will issue a formal Call for Applications. Fellowships will begin September 1, 2020.
More information can be found on the Center’s website, including information about the other available Postdoctoral Fellowships.