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Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in
The Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES) at Indiana
University, Bloomington, invites applications for up to two CRRES Postdoctoral
Fellowships. These fellowships provide support to scholars studying race and
ethnicity from a broad range of fields in the social sciences and humanities,
including education, criminal justice, environment, gender/sexualities, public
health, and media. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research
intersects with African American and African Diaspora Studies, Native and
Indigenous Studies, Latino Studies, and/or Asian American Studies. Fellows
will be placed in one of IU's sixteen degree granting schools, and are
expected to pursue research activities associated with their primary area of
work, as demonstrated by conference presentations and published works. CRRES
fellowships are designed to advance the careers of new scholars by providing
opportunities to research, teach, and connect with mentors and with faculty in
host departments. Strong applicants will demonstrate evidence of scholarly
potential that will make them 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. This two-year position begins on August 1,
2022 and ends on May 31, 2024, 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. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand or a letter from the chair of
their dissertation committee confirming the timeline for completion and filing
by June 30, 2022. Applicants should submit a (1) cover letter; (2) CV;
(3) research statement describing dissertation project, work in progress,
plans for publication, and professional goals; (4) teaching statement; (5)
writing sample; (6) diversity statement highlighting contributions to
diversity by way of scholarship, pedagogy, and/or community engagement; and
(7) three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online at:
https:// indiana.peopleadmin.com/11343. Applications received by November 5,
2021 at 12:00 pm EST will receive full consideration. Cover letters should be
addressed to: Prof. Dina Okamoto, Search Committee Chair, Center for Research
on Race and Ethnicity in Society, Indiana University, Schuessler Institute for
Social Research, 1022 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.
Department Contact for Questions
Information about the Center can be found at: https:// crres.indiana.edu.
Queries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary and Rank
For Best Consideration Date 11/05/2021
Expected Start Date 08/01/2022
OAA # 22108-20
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
How did you hear about this position?
Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
Announcement: Other Website
Letter of Application
Statement of Research and Teaching
Evidence of Teaching Ability