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UIC Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Food Studies, 2013-14 (EXPIRED)

Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Food Studies
AOS categories Philosophy of Science
Applied Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Job description

The University of Illinois at Chicago Institute for the Humanities and the UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are pleased to announce a Post-Doctoral Research Associate position in the Humanities with a focus on Food Studies for 2013-14. This position is part of the UIC Chancellor’s Initiative in the Humanities.

Applicants must have received their Ph.D. within the past four years (2009). The degree may be in any discipline, but applicants’ work should focus on some area of food studies related to the humanities. The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will be housed in one of UIC’s humanities departments, will teach one course per semester and will participate in the Chicago Area Food Studies Working Group sponsored by the UIC Institute for the Humanities and the Chancellor’s Initiative in the Humanities.

We offer a stipend of $55,000 plus benefits. For fullest consideration applications must be received by November 30, 2012.

Application Process:

Applicants need to complete an online application via:


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Completed applications must include these uploaded files:

  • 150 word abstract with project title

  • 1000 word narrative describing the research project the applicant will undertake during the fellowship year. The statement should include discussion of major research questions, description of the project’s source base, explanation of the project’s contribution to food studies and the relevance of the work to the humanities.

  • Current CV

  • Sample syllabus for humanities food studies course at the undergraduate level

  • Email addresses for three references who will be contacted for letters

UI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply https://jobs.uic.edu
Hard deadline November 30, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information https://jobs.uic.edu
Contact name Susan Levine
Contact email
Time created September 2, 2012, 10:06pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 30, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Expired on May 27, 2017, 8:17pm CST
Last updated May 27, 2017, 9:17pm EST
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