Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow (Science Writing)
College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA

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The Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP) Program at the College of William & Mary is pleased to announce a two-year post doctoral position in environmental humanities/arts, â??Writing Science: Translating Scientific and Technical Knowledge for Diverse Audiences,â?? sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This unique position offers the successful candidate an opportunity to use her/his skills to showcase cutting-edge research projects and facilitate undergraduate student projects while receiving mentorship in professional academic development. The fellow will be mentored (in writing, research, and teaching) by senior scholars in the ENSP, English, Biology, and Chemistry programs, teach one class per semester, mentor undergraduate research, and contribute to the development of science writing at the College. Compensation includes yearly salary ($45,000), a research budget, and travel budget. The Fellowship period begins in August 2013 and ends in August 2015.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will have an appropriate terminal degree (Ph.D., M.F.A., or M.S.) in hand by the time of appointment and expertise in both journalistic/technical writing and science.

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching expertise/interests at the intersection of environmental science is preferred, but not necessary.

Special Requirements

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