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, environmental studies, international studies (e.g., climate, human rights, and development), gender/sexualities, public health, and media (e.g., consumer culture, game design, film, social media activism, and sports media). We are particularly interested in candidates whose research intersects with African American and African Diaspora Studies, Native and Indigenous Studies, Latino Studies, Asian American Studies, African Studies, Latin American Studies, and/or Global Indigenous 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, 2024 and ends on May 31, 2026, 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, 2024. 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/postings/19298. Cover letters should be addressed to: Prof. Sylvia Martinez, 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. Queries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by October 5, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST will receive full consideration. Information about the Center can be found at: http://crres.indiana.edu.
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