Postdoc Employee - LRC/ISSI- Latino Social Science Postdoctoral Pipeline-LSSPI

University of California, Berkeley
May 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$64,000-$69,342
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  • Inst For Study Of Societal Issues / VC Res Organized Rsearch Units / UC Berkeley
  • Position overview

    Position title: Postdoctoral Employee

    Salary range: The UC postdoc salary scales set the minimum pay determined by experience level at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: https: // www. personnel-programs/files/2022-23/april-2023-ase-gsr-postoc-salary- scales/t23.pdf. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,000-$69,342

    Percent time: 100%

    Anticipated start: July 1, 2023

    Position duration: This is a two-year, with no possibility of renewal.

    Application Window

    Open date: April 10, 2023

    Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

    Final date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

    Position description

    Latino Social Science Postdoctoral Pipeline (LSSPPI) seeks applications for two (2) Postdoctoral Scholar Employee to pursue research conducted under the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues.

    The LSSPPI project goals are to create mentorship links across faculty, postdoctoral, graduate student and undergraduate levels. Our main effort is to address the severe underrepresentation of Latino Studies in the academy and help to train and develop the next generation of Latino studies researchers, data analysts, policy makers, and public intellectuals. In this, LSSPPI strives to use academic research to shed light on US and transnational Latino communities with the goal of improving their condition and effecting racial justice. Their primary responsibilities will include research, mentoring, and professional activities research are the following:

  • Have a dedicated mentor at the Latinx Research Center who will meet with them regularly give them feedback on their work, and help their work progress.
  • Participate in regular in-person LSSPPI events and its monthly workshop
  • Present their work in a public forum at one time during their tenure
  • Contribute to undergraduate and graduate mentorship
  • Create/Build a Latino Social Science pipeline
  • Postdoc will receive $2,500 annually for research and travel.


    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) program.

    Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    -PhD (or equivalent international degree) -Maximum of three (3) years of post-degree research experience

    Preferred qualifications

    ● A scholarly commitment to Latino Social Science thought and research. Including working with Latino data and knowledge of Latino theory, history, and thought. ● Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. ● Strong written and verbal communication skills. ● Strong facilitation and collaboration skills. ● Strong commitment to student mentorship. ● Ability to interact with a diverse population and engage diverse constituencies.

    Application Requirements

    Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Discuss 1) how your work advances social scientific knowledge and understanding about U.S. Latina/o/x communities, and 2) your commitment to student mentorship and expanding the Latinx social science professoriate, and 3) communicate interest in community engaged social science research (No more than 2 pages)

  • Writing Sample - One Writing Sample (Chapter or article length manuscripts in PDF form, no more than 30 pages)

  • Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)
  • Apply link: https: //

    Help contact: [email protected]

    Campus Information

    Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

    The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://

    In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC- recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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    Job location

    Berkeley CA

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