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Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow in Climate Policy at SEI
Stockholm Environment Institute - US Center, Seattle WA

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is pleased to announce that we have been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the 2018 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. This program places recent PhD graduates in the humanities or humanistic social sciences in two-year positions in U.S. government and non-profit organizations.

The SEI position will be based in our Seattle office, on our climate mitigation policy team. The fellow will contribute to SEI’s work on emerging topics in climate policy, which may include, among others, low-carbon cities, carbon pricing strategies, climate finance, and the climate implications of oil and coal extraction. A full position description can be found at: http://www.acls.org/uploadedFiles/Fellowships_and_Grants/Competitions_and_Deadlines/2018/Public-Fellows-SEI.pdf

The fellowship program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $67,500 and health insurance. Fellows must possess US citizenship or permanent resident status, and hold a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between September 1, 2014 and June 22, 2018. For more information visit: http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/. The application deadline is March 14, 2018 (9pm EDT)

Linda Hall Library Fellowships

The Library awards diverse funding opportunities to pre- and post-doctoral scholars of exceptional promise in the history of science and related areas of science and technology studies. The Library offers scholars a setting for deep immersion in outstanding collections of primary and secondary sources as well as stimulating intellectual exchange with other fellows, in-house scholars, and members of the surrounding scholarly community. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to support residential research stays from one week up to a full academic year for research that makes use of the Library’s outstanding collections. All fellowship applications are due January 19, 2018.

For the academic year 2018/19, the Linda Hall Library is proud to once again offer a 80/20 Fellowship. To prepare graduate students for diverse career possibilities within and outside the academy, 80/20 pre-doctoral fellows will spend 80% of their time pursuing dissertation-related research in the Library’s collections and 20% of their time working with a mentor to curate an exhibition that relates to his/her scholarly interest but is intended for the broader public. The 80/20 fellow will also oversee the planning, research, and installation of the exhibition and hold a public gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition opening. All 80/20 Fellowships are 10 months in length and only pre-doctoral scholars are eligible to apply.

The Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri, has emerged as one of the foremost independent science and technology libraries in the country. Its extensive primary- and secondary-source holdings document the sciences, technology, and engineering disciplines from the 15th century to the present. The collections are especially strong in the following areas: natural history, astronomy, engineering, physical sciences, life sciences, environmental studies, non-western sciences, Cold War sciences, earth sciences, infrastructure studies, aeronautics, and mathematics. The Library holds more than 500,000 monograph volumes (with over 10,000 rare books) and more than 48,000 journal titles, including a complete set of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, beginning in 1665.

For more information and to apply to fellowships, visit: http://www.lindahall.org/fellowships/