Ethnic and Gender Studies, University of Connecticut

Fellowship ID:UConn-Ethnic and Gender Studies-POSTDOC [#7227, 2016459]
Fellowship Title: The Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research Postdoctoral Fellowship (U Postdoctoral Fellow 1)
Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Sociology / race in the United States, ethnicity in the United States
Political Science
Media Studies (more...)
Appl Deadline:2016/05/06** finished (2016/04/15, finished 2016/07/07, listed until 2016/05/06)

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

The University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship to commence August 29, 2016 and conclude May 9, 2017. The fellowship, as an outgrowth of the research initiative launched by the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University and the White House Council on Women and Girls last fall 2015 seeks applications from scholars engaged in inter-sectional research focusing on women and girls of color. We welcome applicants whose research is rooted in media studies, anthropology, history, sociology, political science, the health sciences, education, and ethnic studies.

Position Summary

The fellow would teach one class during the academic year of the fellowship. Other time should be devoted to the proposed research on women and/or girls of color.  The expectation is that that the fellow will present to the UConn community on the research and prepare the research for scholarly publication. The fellow also will be expected to present their research to the UConn community and acknowledge its support of the research in future publications.


Applicants for the fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year must have received the Ph.D. degree no earlier than September 2010. International applicants are welcome to apply.  Applicants who will have received the Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2016 are eligible to apply.  Applicants who do not have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application must include a letter from the committee chair or department stating that the Ph.D. degree will be conferred before the term of the fellowship begins.

Appointment Terms

The fellowship includes a $50,000 stipend, access to the University of Connecticut library system, and full benefits. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check (Search # 2016459).

To Apply

Please submit the following materials for consideration: a curriculum vitae; a detailed statement of research interests; proposed project for fellowship year; a writing sample; a course proposal for the course the fellow will teach while in residence at UConn.

Additionally, follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf. Please include your last name and the search number 2016159 in the document title for each document submitted.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 6, 2016.

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Employment Services
9 Walters Avenue
Unit 5075
Storrs, CT 06269

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