Scholarship Opportunity: HDR – Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for the Anthropocene.

Applications are now open for HDR scholarships at Curtin University that align with strategic projects. Expressions of interest are sought from domestic Australian candidates working in areas aligned with the research program Posthumanities, Animalities, Environments: Transformative Concepts and Methods for the Anthropocene. Over the last few decades, the status of ‘the human’ has been challenged […]

Funding for research into the human-animal bond

The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) is releasing a three-year funding scheme to support research, which furthers our understanding of the human-animal bond. For funding to be considered by SCAS, projects or research must be specifically related to the human-animal bond. Currently prioritized focuses are: animal assisted interventions, particularly with children; the human-companion animal relationship; and […]

Research Grants: Industrial Food Animal Production

The Tiny Bean Fund Spring 2020 Research Planning Grants applications for projects related to problems and negative impacts of industrial food animal production—terrestrial as well as aquatic (a.k.a. factory farming) especially in low- and middle-income countries. Deadline is March 13, 2020. Address questions to:

Cambridge: Postdoctoral Research Associate positions

Cambridge University, UK is seeking two Postdoctoral Research Associates to explore Urban Ecologies: governing nonhuman life in global cities, funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Horizon 2020 Starting Grant. The closing date is February 23, 2020. This interdisciplinary project examines how the urban is governed by regulating nonhuman life. Those with an interest in posthumanism and more-than-human geographies of […]

Research Associate Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

The University of Nottingham, UK, has posted for a Research Associate Fellow/Senior Research Fellow the School of Sociology and Social Policy (SSP). Deadline: February 3, 2020. The purpose of this role is to carry out research as part of the Animal Research Nexus Programme, an ambitious five-year project which is funded by the Wellcome Trust ( If appointed, you will […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies

The Department of Philosophy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Animal Studies. Applications are due by February 1, 2019. This is a one-year non-renewable 12-month fellowship, supporting a researcher with demonstrated expertise in animal ethics, law and public policy.While we interpret animal ethics, law and public policy broadly, and welcome applications from various disciplines […]

Jobs: Communications Officer, Vienna

The Jane Goodall Institute is looking for a Communications Coordinator/Officer, Roots & Shoots Program based in their Vienna, VA US-HQ. The Institute’s mission is to understand and protect chimpanzees, other apes, and their habitats, and to work towards creating an informed and compassionate citizenry who will help to create a better world for people, other animals and our […]

Burning Questions Research Planning Grants Program

Encouraging academic researchers to pursue burning questions Applications are open between August 7 – October 11, 2019 for funding towards the development of plans and emerging projects to study the ‘burning questions’. The “Burning Questions” are focused on the negative impacts of global industrial scale production of food animals (focusing especially on low- and middle-income countries) […]

Award/workshop on ending factory farming – call for submissions of recent writing

NYU Animal Studies is thrilled to announce that we are now accepting submissions for a new award and workshop on ending factory farming. We invite graduate students and early career faculty (i.e., faculty within 5 years of graduation) in any field to submit new or recent (i.e., unpublished or published within one year of submission) work […]