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Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Fellowships, USA Professionnel

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The Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture,Urbanism, and the Humanities is pleased to announce our call for fellows forthe 2019-20 academic year.

We seek applications for two distinctfellowships:

The Mellon Fellow in Urbanism and theEnvironment willbe engaged in bridging the humanities and/or environmental sciences, socialsciences, planning and architecture. Fields of specialization might includeplanning and architecture, cultural studies, geography, history, philosophy,race and ethnicity, politics, gender, sociology, or public policy. We welcomeresearch projects contemplating any dimension of the relationships betweenbuilt and natural environments. These could include scholarship on the impactof different urbanization models (e.g.: density vs. sprawl); environmentalequity and justice; models of deliberative governance and "healthycities"; the arts and the anthropocene; or design/planning/humanitiesapproaches to coping with urban environmental conditions, including brownfields,disinvestment, and climate change. The individual may teach or team-teach anundergraduate course that focuses on some aspect of New Jersey and itsenvironment (contingent upon sufficient enrollments and approval from the Deanof the Faculty), and participate in Princeton-Mellon Initiative events.

The Mellon Fellow in Architecture,Urbanism and the Humanities should have outstanding intellectual, literary, and visual talentswho demonstrate an abiding interest in multi-disciplinary work focused on theintersection of architecture, urbanism, and the humanities are stronglyencouraged to apply. The individual may teach or team-teach aninterdisciplinary course on some aspect of urbanism (contingent upon sufficientenrollments and approval from the Dean of the Faculty) and participate inPrinceton-Mellon Initiative events.

We will accept applications from thosewho have earned a Ph.D. in any discipline (or those who expect to earn theirdoctorate before September 2019), or a terminal Master’s degree inarchitecture, planning, or related practice discipline. Applicants must applyonline and submit a cover letter, vita, 500-word description of a proposedcourse, brief (chapter or article-length) single-authored writing sample,1,000-word description of a research project, and contact information for threereferences by January15, 2019 for full consideration. Please indicate yourspecific area of interest in the application dropdown.

Those seeking a fellowship should applyto https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/9621. Applicants seeking a visiting position(for a sabbatical year, etc.) please apply to https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/9801.

For inquiries, including for whichversion of the job listing to use, please contact Aaron Shkuda (ashkuda@princeton.edu).