Fishman Fellowship

Michigan, United States
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Fishman Fellowship is a one-year teaching and research opportunity for leading early-career scholars and practitioners to generate the knowledge and capacity to improve urban futures. Fellows spend one year in residence and teach three classes related to their area of interest, in addition to pursuing their fellowship interest. Opportunities exist for fellows to interface with scholars and researchers in the wider university context and to share the outcome of their fellowship project with the college. Resources are provided for the development and execution of a project that may take the form of a publication, exhibition, or symposium. The fellowship is open to scholars and practitioners who have completed a PhD or other terminal degree in planning, architecture, urban history, urban design, or a related field, and who aspire to shape urban thinking and practice.

Application Deadline

Applications are due by January 15, 2019.

Applying is a two-step process.

Step One:Applicants should visit and submit the following items:

(1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position;(2) a current curriculum vitae;(3) a portfolio or research dossier containing work samples (max file size 100 MB);(4) the name, title, institution, phone number and email address for three references.

Total document may not exceed 30 pages.

Step Two:Submit an application via Job ID 164508. You can select an option to apply without a resume or any other attachments. You do not need to complete the work history and education sections.

For questions, please contact the search committee c/o Ms. Laura Brown at laurajbr@umich.eduFor further information about the college, visit our web site:

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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