Postdoctoral Fellow, Sociology
Posted: 10/18/2018 (Employment)
The Department of Sociology at Georgetown University invites applications for a 21st Century Postdoctoral Fellow. The aim of the fellowship, a new initiative of Georgetown College, is to encourage the development of a professoriate with backgrounds, expertise, and experiences that will assist in meeting the diverse challenges of the current century. The fellowship has a two-year term. The primary expectation is that fellows will produce scholarly research and refine their research agenda, while gaining valuable teaching experience and building professional networks. The postdoctoral fellow will work with a department mentor to design and teach one undergraduate course in each year of the fellowship. The fellow will be fully integrated into the intellectual life of the department, including department colloquia, research presentations, and professional mentoring. Fellows are expected to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive scholarship and to promoting cultural understanding and broader perspectives on the core problems of their discipline or interdisciplinary field.
Applicants for the position should submit the following material: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a research statement describing their research plans; two writing samples or recent publications; either a teaching statement or a draft syllabus; and a diversity statement. Three letters of reference must be submitted by the application deadline through Academic Jobs Online. The deadline to submit materials is November 30, 2018.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.
Location: Georgetown University