Job Opportunity: Visiting Scholar, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

September 1, 2020


Candidates must have successfully defended their PhD by December 31, 2020 and earned their PhD within the last five years. 


This is a full-time, 12-month position and is funded for two years. The salary is $60,000 with a comprehensive benefits package. 


The Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus invites applications for a two-year appointment for an early-career scholar as part of the humanities-led Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to the intellectual development of the cohort as an advisor on Critical Indigenous Studies.
  • Collaborating on development of curriculum and possibly pilot curriculum that integrates diverse ways of knowing and emphasizes environmental stewardship approaches within the humanities.
  • Collaborating on designing and facilitating two Humanities Futures Workshops. These workshops on the Twin Cities campus will invite Indigenous and other underrepresented undergraduate students to explore graduate education opportunities and how advanced education in the humanities might align with diverse career interests.
  • Mentoring interested graduate students on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses.


Please visit the posting webpage for full application requirements. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.