Student Interest

Postdoctoral Associate: The Impacts of Green Courts in India

A 12-month postdoctoral position is available for an experienced interdisciplinary scholar interested in conducting research on environmental justice in India, with a focus on development decisions affecting water resources.

The successful candidate will join an international project involving an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Canada and India, supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships Program.

The goal of the project is to understand the impacts of the decisions of Green Benches of state High Courts and regional National Green Tribunals on marginalized communities in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat.


Western SARE Competitive Grants for Graduate Students - 2018 Call for Proposals

Submission Deadline: May 17, 2017 - 1:00pm (MDT)

The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program announces the Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants in Sustainable Agriculture for 2018.

Western SARE funds projects that are relevant to producers and provide readily adaptable technologies and information that advance sustainable agriculture in the western region. Funded projects must contain distinct research and education components and have producer involvement.

Congress mandates that the SARE grant program depart from "business as usual." To that end, the Administrative Council requires that agricultural producers (farmers and ranchers) be involved in any SARE-funded Research and Education project.

See complete information here.


Post Doctoral Researcher: Participatory Research Methods & Human Dimensions of Complex Agricultural Working Landscape

The Ohio State University

Description:  Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith, Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is seeking a postdoctoral research scholar (initial 1 year appointment, renewable based on performance). The position will be based at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, OH. Successful candidates will help craft a research program that involves work with collaborative interdisciplinary teams to conduct research on human dimensions of complex agricultural working landscapes.

Application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2017.

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The entire position posting can be found here.


Sociology & Anthropology: Visiting Instructor of Sociology - 000080S

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Richmond invites applications for a two-semester Visiting Instructor position in Sociology to begin August 2017. Teaching expectations include multiple sections of introduction to sociology, social problems, and social movements.  We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. A masters’ degree in sociology is required; a Ph.D. is preferred.  

Applicants should apply click "Apply Now" at the top of the page.  Applicants will be asked to submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their teaching experience and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and names of three references. The teaching statement should highlight the applicant’s plans or goals for supporting inclusivity and diversity in the context of an undergraduate liberal arts institution. References will receive an email asking them to submit their reference letters. At least two of the reference letters should address the candidate’s teaching experience and/or potential. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community that values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, see  Questions about the search should be addressed to Elizabeth Ransom,