CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON RACE AND ETHNICITY IN SOCIETY (CRRES) POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, INDIANA UNIVERSITY
Indiana University, Bloomington is pleased to accept applications for two Postdoctoral Fellowships for scholars studying race and ethnicity from a broad range of social science and humanities fields, including (but not limited to) African American Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Economics, Geography, Gender Studies, History, Native American Studies, Latino Studies, Media and Communications, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. The CRRES Postdoctoral Fellowship Program aims to create a legacy of scholars who address issues related to race and ethnicity using a multidisciplinary lens. These fellowships are designed to nurture the academic careers of new scholars by providing opportunities to pursue research while gaining mentoring from CRRES affiliates and faculty in host departments. Strong applicants will demonstrate evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure-track appointments at Indiana University and other research universities.
Terms of Agreement Fellows are expected to pursue research activities and teach one course during each year of residency. Fellows are also expected to participate in CRRES activities and in seminars in their home departments. These two-year positions begin on August 1, 2016 and end on May 31, 2018, at a 10-month annual salary of $51,500. Each postdoctoral fellow will also receive $3,000 each year in research support and Indiana University health benefits. Application Process We invite applications from qualified candidates at the beginning of their academic careers who do not yet hold tenure-track academic positions. Candidates who do not hold a Ph.D. but expect to by June 30, 2016 must provide a letter from the chair of their dissertation committee, confirming the timeline for completion. All applicants must file their dissertations no later than June 30, 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement (3,000 words describing dissertation project, work in progress, professional goals and plans for publication, and proposed major field[s] of teaching), writing sample, and three letters of reference. If available, applicants may also submit materials demonstrating their aptitude as teachers. We prefer that applications be submitted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Materials sent by mail or any questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Prof. Dina Okamoto, Search Committee Chair, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, Indiana University - Schuessler Institute for Social Research 209, 1022 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by November 10, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST will receive full consideration. Information about the center can be found at: http://crres.indiana.edu.
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