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Two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in US Environmental History - Yale University

The Yale University Department of History invites applications for a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellowship in United States environmental history.  The fellow will be affiliated with Yale Environmental History and the YaleEnvironmental Humanities Initiative and is expected to participate in their activities and to teach one course during the two years of the fellowship. Salary is $58,000 plus benefits and a research budget.  Start date August 1, 2019. PhD requirements must be completed by the beginning of the appointment and the PhD must have been awarded after spring 2016.  Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. A cover letter (including a statement of qualifications and research interests), a CV, a chapter-length writing sample, a one-page proposal for a course, including illustrative readings, and three letters of reference should be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/59960

Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019.


Two Research Historian Positions - Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA)

Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), a company of historical, cultural resource management, and architectural history consultants, seeks a full-time, contract Research Historian – Interpretive Specialist in either its Eugene, Portland, Seattle or Olympia offices. A primary focus of this position will be assisting in the development of interpretive projects, including, but not limited to, interpretive plans, exhibitions (permanent, temporary, traveling, and digital), and creative mitigation. Additionally, the successful candidate will conduct research in records around the country pertaining to such subjects as the history of federal agencies, environmental history, natural resource management, land use, science and technology, and tribal history. Employment will begin no later than July 1, 2019. The contract will extend for up to one year, with the potential for renewal or termination of the arrangement at HRA’s discretion. Benefits include paid vacation, personal, and sick leave, health insurance, optional vision and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Competitive salary based on experience.

Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), a company of historical, cultural resource management, and architectural history consultants, seeks a full-time, contract Research Historian – Litigation Specialist in either its Missoula, Washington, D.C., or Seattle offices. A primary focus of this position will be assisting in the research and analysis of historical documents for HRA’s litigation-support work on issues related to environmental contamination, water rights, and/or Native American natural resources and treaty rights, including research in archival repositories nationwide. The successful candidate could also be involved in projects pertaining to the history of federal agencies, environmental history, land use, science and technology, and exhibit development. Employment will begin no later than July 1, 2019. The contract will extend for up to one year, with the potential for renewal or termination of the arrangement at HRA’s discretion. Benefits include paid vacation, personal, and sick leave, health insurance, optional vision and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Competitive salary based on experience.

Position closes March 15, 2019.

The full announcements plus instructions on how to apply: http://hrassoc.com/about-us/employment/