Georgetown University’s Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Eco Institute) invites applications for the Earth Commons Academic Postdoctoral Fellowship in the USA for the 2023/24 academic session.
The Earth Commons prepares future generations to take care of the common home by supporting environmental and sustainability research, education, and action. This is throughout Georgetown University and the world beyond. The core values of the ECo Institute reflect a commitment to academic excellence, student engagement, and Jesuit ideals of service to others. It also includes stewardship of the environment.
ECo Fellows will be expected to conduct interdisciplinary research on various aspects of environmental and sustainability challenges and scholarship. (e.g., climate and climate change, biodiversity conservation, food, and water security, environmental justice). ECo Fellows will also be expected to co-teach with a faculty mentor for one semester.
Worth of Award
Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for two years, although year two is contingent upon successful progress in year one.
- Applicants should have developed a proposed area of study and teaching project in collaboration with an Earth Commons Affiliate Faculty Member.
- Particularly strong proposals will include faculty mentors from multiple departments or schools within Georgetown University.
- Applicants must propose to conduct research and teach with one or more Earth Commons faculty or affiliated faculty.
How to Apply
- For initial submission, candidates are asked to provide an initial submission of a proposal project abstract, CV, and Cover letter.
- The abstract is not to exceed 250 words (12 pt font, double-spaced). It must include a description of the research, including the explicit question/hypothesis you plan to undertake.
- Ensure to include a clear justification for conducting your project/research with the identified faculty members(s).
Applications for the Earth Commons Academic Postdoctoral Fellowship close December 22, 2022, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time