University of Chicago Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar

The University of Chicago in Illinois

Deadline November 01, 2012
Date Posted August 14, 2012
Type Post-doc
Salary 59,999-60,000
Employment Type Full-time

As part of an effort to promote a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences among its faculty as set forth in the University of Chicago Diversity Statement, the University of Chicago invites applications for the Provost's Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholarships (PCEPS).

Number of Scholarships: Two two-year postdoctoral scholarships will be awarded for the term beginning fall 2013.

Salary and Other Support: Each postdoctoral scholarship will carry an annual salary of $60,000 and an annual research fund of $5,000.  Postdoctoral scholars will be eligible for designated health-care and other benefit plans through the University of Chicago Postdoctoral Researcher Benefit Program.

Eligibility: Candidates must have completed the Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or foreign equivalent by September 1, 2013 and must have received their degree no earlier than November 1, 2009.  Individuals currently holding a postdoctoral or faculty position at the University of Chicago are ineligible.

Selection Process: A selection committee appointed by the Provost and the Deputy Provost for Research and Minority Issues will recommend appointments to the Deputy Provost who will approve all appointments.

Application Process: Please visit the Provost's Postdoctoral Scholarship website at

Applications will be accepted September 1, 2012 through November 1, 2012.

Contact Us:

Provost's Postdoctoral Scholarships at the University of Chicago

5801 S. Ellis Avenue, Suite 514

Chicago, Illinois 60637

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at