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2018 Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity Scholar

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for this position the completed application must be submitted by November 15, 2017. The minimum number of references required are 2 with a maximum of 3 reference letters. Your references will not be solicited until you have successfully completed and submitted your application. All reference letters must be received no later than November 30, 2017. Upload a contribution to diversity statement on why you should be selected for this program (1–3 pages) as 'Other Document'. Upload a statement of research plans (1-3 pages). Upload writing samples (e.g., publications and/or dissertation chapters) – Visual Artists should include a portfolio of their artwork in lieu of writing samples. For MFA applicants, a CD/DVD with portfolio should be mailed separately to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at the following address: Office of Postdoctoral Affairs University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Attention: Postdoctoral Fellowship 308 Bynum Hall CB#4100 Chapel Hill, NC 27599 For more information on this program, please visit: http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/ For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services, please visit: https://s3.amazonaws.com/pa-hrsuite-production/614/docs/384159.pdf

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title 2018 Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity Scholar
Vacancy ID PDS001820
Department Postdoc Affairs - 621700
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range Dependent on Experience
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2018
Estimated Duration of Appointment 24 Months
Posting Open Date 09/20/2017
Posting Close Date 11/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity fellowship, one of the oldest diversity fellowship programs in the nation, receives strong support and recognition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and peer institutions. Program support is offered to our postdocs by top level administrators, departments, centers and institutes. The program is part of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, a unit of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Candidates are selected by departments where they work for two years to prepare for tenure-track faculty positions. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is pleased to announce the availability of 2018 postdoctoral trainee appointments for a period of two years, starting July 1, 2018. This program selects candidates who demonstrate evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.

Educational Requirements

Applicants must have completed their terminal degree within the past five years – no earlier than July 1, 2013 and no later than July 1, 2018.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants who will have completed the terminal degree no later than July 1, 2018 and no earlier than July 1, 2013 are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

To be considered for this position the completed application must be submitted by November 15, 2017.

The minimum number of references required are 2 with a maximum of 3 reference letters. Your references will not be solicited until you have successfully completed and submitted your application. All reference letters must be received no later than November 30, 2017.

Upload a contribution to diversity statement on why you should be selected for this program (1–3 pages) as ‘Other Document’.

Upload a statement of research plans (1-3 pages).

Upload writing samples (e.g., publications and/or dissertation chapters) – Visual Artists should include a portfolio of their artwork in lieu of writing samples.

For MFA applicants, a CD/DVD with portfolio should be mailed separately to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at the following address:

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Attention: Postdoctoral Fellowship
308 Bynum Hall
CB#4100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

For more information on this program, please visit:

http://research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services, please visit:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/pa-hrsuite-production/614/docs/384159.pdf

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/127986
Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Jordan Todd, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email jltodd@email.unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing/research Sample
  4. Research Statement
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have successfully defended and completed all requirements for your terminal degree by July 1, 2018?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you have already received your terminal degree, did you receive it prior to July 1, 2013?
    • Yes, I received my terminal degree prior to July 1, 2013.
    • No, I received my terminal degree after July 1, 2013.
    • Not applicable: I have not yet received my terminal degree.
  3. * Please select the primary department or school from the list below for which you want to submit your application materials.
    • African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
    • Allied Health Sciences
    • Applied Physical Sciences
    • America Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Art and Art History
    • Biochemistry and Biophysics
    • Biology
    • Biostatistics
    • Cell Biology and Physiology
    • Chemistry
    • City and Regional Planning
    • Classics
    • Communication
    • Dramatic Art
    • Economics
    • English and Comparative Literature
    • Environmental Sciences and Engineering
    • Exercise and Sport Science
    • Finance
    • Geography
    • Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures
    • Genetics
    • Health Policy and Management
    • History
    • Kenan-Flagler Business School
    • Linguistics
    • Marine Sciences
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Mathematics
    • Music
    • Nutrition
    • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Philosophy
    • Physics and Astronomy
    • Political Science
    • Psychology and Neuroscience
    • Public Policy
    • Religious Studies
    • Romance Studies
    • School of Law
    • School of Pharmacy
    • School of Dentistry
    • School of Education
    • School of Public Health
    • Sociology
    • Statistics and Operations Research
    • Women and Gender Studies
    • Not listed/other department
  4. If you indicated that your preferred department was not listed in question 3, please enter your preferred department here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. If there is a secondary department choice to which you would like to submit your application materials, please enter it here.

    (Open Ended Question)