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The Mellon Foundation PHD Fellowship

The Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Climate Humanities and Social Justice at the Climate Museum!
10 Feb 2024
Post-grad

Fellowship responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the development of public programming for the Climate Museum’s 2024, 2025, and 2026 exhibitions; 
  • Participating in the curatorial team that will develop the Museum’s 2025 and 2026 exhibitions;
  • Integrating an understanding of the intersections of climate and social justice throughout the Museum’s work, with a particular focus on public programs;
  • Conducting research on best practices for outreach concerning the climate crisis and its intersections with issues of inequality and justice; and
  • Co-designing and teaching a seminar for advanced undergraduate and graduate students focused on the practice of humanities at the intersection of climate and justice.

Qualifications

All applicants must:

  • Be recipients of a PhD degree in the humanities between May 2019 and July 2024.
  • Be able to work from the Climate Museum’s New York City office with periodic visits to temporary exhibitions and other programming locations.
  • Have a keen eye toward the role of the environmental and climate humanities in expanding public engagement with climate justice.
  • Have an academic background in a traditional humanities field and subject-matter expertise in climate, social justice, or both. 
  • Have a strong orientation towards collaboration and the success of the team.
  • Have a flexible, ambitious, and enterprising mindset.
  • Be inclined to kindness and humor under pressure.

Deadline: March 15, 2024, by 11:59 pm

Interested? Apply here 

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