The Earth Commons Academic Postdoctoral Fellowship 2022/2023 is now accepting applications. The Institute for Environment and Sustainability (Eco Institute) at Georgetown University is accepting applications for postdoctoral academic fellowships with start dates in the fall of 2023.
ECo Fellows will be required to perform multidisciplinary research on a variety of environmental and sustainability-related issues, including environmental justice, food and water security, biodiversity protection, and climate change. Additionally, ECo Fellows will be required to co-teach for one semester with a faculty mentor. The applicant must propose to collaborate on research and instruction with one or more Earth Commons faculty members.
Postdoctoral Fellowships are given out for two years, however the second year is only given out if the first year goes well. The fellow is required to reside at Georgetown University while accepting the position, with the exception of absences arranged with the mentor (s).
Applicants should have developed a proposed area of study and teaching project in
collaboration with an Earth Commons Affiliate Faculty Member. Applications that are
prepared without this will not be considered.
Particularly strong proposals will include faculty mentors from multiple departments or
schools within Georgetown University.
Application will be in two rounds. For initial submission, candidates are asked to provide an initial
submission of a proposal project abstract, CV, and Cover letter. Materials must be submitted
by December 15, 2022. Following initial review, those continuing will then be invited to submit a full
proposal in early Spring.
Abstract is not to exceed 250 words (12pt font, double spaced), and must include a description of the
research, including explicit question/hypothesis you plan to undertake. Ensure to include a clear
justification for conducting your project/research with the identified faculty members(s).