Postdoctoral Fellowship

Indiana University in Indiana

Date Posted August 4, 2014
Type Fellowship
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time




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 fields, including (but not limited to) African American Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Native American Studies, Latino Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. These fellowships are designed to nurture the academic careers of new scholars by providing opportunities to pursue research while gaining mentored experience as teachers, CRRES fellows, and members of the 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, as demonstrated by conference presentations and published work.  Fellows will also teach two courses in their home departments during each year of residency, and are expected to participate in CRRES activities and in seminars in their home departments.  These two-year positions begin August 1, 2015 and end on May 31, 2017, at a 10-month starting salary of $51,500.  Each postdoctoral fellow will also receive $3,000 each year in research support and Indiana University health benefits.  Fellows are allocated office space with basic office supplies, and a computer and printer.  Application Process We invite applications from qualified candidates at the beginning of their academic careers, having received the Ph.D. in 2013 or 2014 but who do not yet hold tenure-track academic positions.  Candidates who do not hold a Ph.D. but expect to by June 30, 2015 must provide a letter from their dissertation chair, confirming the proposed timeline for completion.  All applicants must file their dissertations no later than June 30, 2015.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, personal statement (3,000 words describing dissertation project, work in progress, professional goals and plans for publication, and major field[s] of teaching), writing sample, and three letters of reference.  Applicants may also submit materials demonstrating their aptitude as teachers.  Following review by the CRRES postdoctoral committee, strong applications will be circulated to relevant departments.  We prefer that applications be submitted online at:  Materials sent by mail or any questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:  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  Applications received by November 10, 2014 will receive full consideration.  Information about the center can be found at:


Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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