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ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Artistic Social Practice

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Applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2018 to be considered.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Artistic Social Practice
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Ofc of VP Research
Position Summary

The Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) at Indiana University (IU) invites applications for a Fellow position in artistic social practice to begin in Fall 2018; the appointment is renewable for up to four years. Applicants with interests in social projects related to climate change and the environment are especially encouraged to apply. Potential for collaborations with faculty and other fellows within the Environmental Resilience Institute as well as outside partners will be considered assets. Fellows will enjoy a generous research allowance, a rich collaborative environment, and eligibility to serve as PI on external grants.

The position is part of IU’s Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenge initiative (http://grandchallenges.iu.edu/p4ec). With a primary appointment in the ERI, the successful candidate will join a cohort of twelve Fellows of the ERI and a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities who are engaged in this collaborative program of research and communication about environmental change. Formal affiliation with relevant department(s) and school(s) will be arranged on a case-by-case basis. Excellent fellow candidates will have experience with and openness toward multi-and trans-disciplinary collaborative research.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have a M.F.A. prior to employment along with demonstrated social projects and research experience related to climate change and/or environmental concerns; applicants with prior post-M.F.A. experience will be favored in the review process. Fellows will be expected to develop independent research programs that interface with ERI’s multidisciplinary initiative. Appointment will be for two years initially, with opportunity for renewal for an additional two years. While the position is not permanent, Fellows are encouraged to extend the appointment period through external funding.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions about the position should be directed to: Betsy Stirratt, Search Committee Chair (stirrat@indiana.edu).

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2018 to be considered.

For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21709-06

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other