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Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Start date July 1, 2021
Job description

As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is pleased to announce the availability of postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years. The purpose of the Program is to develop scholars from underrepresented groups for possible tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per fiscal year. Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome. The Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages candidates to apply. 

The stipend is $50,000 per calendar year. Funds are available for research expenses, including travel. Interested applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2021 and no earlier than July 1, 2016 are eligible to apply. The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities. An important secondary criterion is the support of prospective departments. Preference will be given to individuals who are lawfully eligible to work in the United States. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages applications from African American, Native American and Hispanic American scholars. 

Interested applicants should apply online at http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/. Directions for the electronic submission are provided at the application site. For additional information, please visit the program website at http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/index.htm. Questions may be directed to  director and special assistant to the vice chancellor for research, Dr. Sibby Anderson-Thompkins sibby@email.unc.edu or program coordinator, Jennifer Pruitt jennifer_pruitt@unc.edu in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 

The application deadline is 5:00PM EST Wednesday, November 15, 2020 with recommendations due by November 15, 2020.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

How to apply
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Web address to apply https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/183543
Hard deadline November 15, 2020, 5:00pm EST
Web address for more information http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/index.ht...
Contact name Tom Dougherty
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Time created September 18, 2020, 4:43pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2020, 5:00pm EST
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