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Montana The Magazine of Western History Editor and Montana Historical Society Publications Program Manager

The Montana Historical Society, publisher of Montana The Magazine of Western History and Montana Historical Society Press books, seeks a dynamic and talented person to direct its Publications Program. The Publications Manager works with a staff of five to produce the quarterly journal and at least two MHS Press books per year as well as other MHS publications. Responsibilities include conceptualizing and developing projects, acquiring and editing manuscripts, overseeing program budget and staff, grant writing, representing MHS at scholarly meetings and public events, and sustaining strong relationships with professional historians, history enthusiasts, and scholarly publishers. Candidates must have excellent editing and writing skills, experience in personnel supervision and budgeting, and extensive knowledge of western American history and its historiography. The skills needed for this position ordinarily would be acquired minimally through a master’s degree in western American history and five years’ experience in scholarly publishing. A Ph.D. in western American history is strongly preferred. Deadline: March 22, 2018.

Contact: - 406.444.7768

History Division, School of Arts Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Humanities, University of Manchester, UK

The History Division seeks to appoint a Presidential Fellow specialising in environmental history. Applications are welcome from researchers working on any historical period or geographical area, whose research is concerned with the environment, broadly defined. The successful applicant will join a school-wide environmental history research community that has strengths in the history of water, ‘natural’ disasters, maritime contacts, environment and health, and histories of the body. Preference may be given to candidates whose research can contribute to one or more of these themes. This is a permanent position. Closing date 3 April 2018.

More details are available here:

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow in Climate Policy at SEI

Stockholm Environment Institute - US Center, Seattle WA

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is pleased to announce that we have been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the 2018 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. This program places recent PhD graduates in the humanities or humanistic social sciences in two-year positions in U.S. government and non-profit organizations.

The SEI position will be based in our Seattle office, on our climate mitigation policy team. The fellow will contribute to SEI’s work on emerging topics in climate policy, which may include, among others, low-carbon cities, carbon pricing strategies, climate finance, and the climate implications of oil and coal extraction. A full position description can be found at:

The fellowship program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $67,500 and health insurance. Fellows must possess US citizenship or permanent resident status, and hold a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between September 1, 2014 and June 22, 2018. For more information visit: The application deadline is March 14, 2018 (9pm EDT)

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