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Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Research in Race and Ethnicity in Society

Posted: 9/26/2017 (Employment)

Indiana University, Bloomington is pleased to accept applications for the CRRES Postdoctoral Fellowship for scholars studying race and ethnicity from a broad range of fields in the social sciences, humanities, education, law, public policy, and public health. These fellowships are designed to nurture the academic careers of new scholars by providing opportunities to pursue research while gaining teaching experience and mentorship 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, teach one course during each year of residency, and participate in CRRES as well as host department activities and seminars. These two-year positions begin on August 1, 2018 and end on May 31, 2020, at a 10-month annual salary of $51,500. Postdoctoral fellows will also receive Indiana University health benefits and $3,000 each year in research support.

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 must have a PhD and those who do not hold a PhD but expect to by June 30, 2018 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, 2018. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research statement (3,000 words describing dissertation project, work in progress, professional goals, plans for publication, and proposed major field[s] of teaching), writing sample, and three letters of reference. Applicants may also submit materials demonstrating their aptitude as teachers. 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: Prof. Michelle Moyd, 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, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST will receive full consideration. Information about the Center can be found at:


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Deadline: 11/10/2017

Location: Indiana University, Bloomington