Postdoc opportunity at Dartmouth

March 6 2018

Dartmouth College: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ecology and Society

We seek applicants for an independent postdoctoral fellowship affiliated with the Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems and Society (EEES) Graduate Program at Dartmouth College. EEES is a diverse community of scholars who conduct innovative research in the natural sciences and interdisciplinary environmental studies, including ecology, evolution, anthropology, economics, governance and geography. We aim to recruit an environmental social scientist whose work is synergistic with our program’s strong emphasis on ecology and ecosystem science.

High quality candidates will have a strong background in interdisciplinary research, advanced analytical skills and an interest in undergraduate and graduate level education. More specifically, superior candidates will have research interests that complement the program’s existing strengths in ecological economics, political ecology and the investigation of socialecological systems. In addition to developing innovative research projects, postdoctoral fellows are expected to enhance graduate student education and professional development through a seminar series or working group dedicated to developing a collaborative research product.

The ideal candidate will be a strong contributing member of the vibrant EEES community at Dartmouth and foster productive discourse both within and beyond the program. Applicants should identify one or more potential faculty mentors from the EEES program. Program website:

Deadline: Review of applications will begin March 16, 2018.

Starting date: Negotiable

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Research stipend: $2000 annually

Term: Up to 2 years pending satisfactory annual performance


The successful applicant will have completed (or be near completion of) a PhD in a relevant field in the environmental social sciences.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following application materials through Interfolio (

-Cover Letter (1-2 pages) describing your research interests and future directions. Also identify one or more potential faculty mentors.

-Curriculum vitae (with list of publications)

-PDF copies of up to 3 representative publications

-Three confidential letters of recommendation

-A statement of purpose which describes your research interests and aspirations

-A one page prospectus for an interdisciplinary graduate seminar or working group

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.