Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship that may lead to Tenure Track

Binghamton University

Binghamton, NY

ID: 7055169
Posted: January 9, 2019
Application Deadline: February 8, 2019

Job Description

Job Description:
Budget Title: Postdoctoral Associate (SL-1)

Compensation and Allowances:

Fellows are appointed with the title of Postdoctoral Associate and will receive a $50,000 annual stipend with a benefits package. There will be a research allowance, of up to $13,000 per year, that may also be used in support of conference travel to disseminate research findings.


The fellows are expected to conduct original research appropriate to the department wherein they will be appointed, to publish scholarly work as a result of this effort, and to teach or co-teach one or more courses per year as the instructor of record.

Fellows will receive formal mentoring in research and teaching, as well as receive constructive feedback throughout the appointment in an effort to improve their candidacy for a tenure track appointment.

Applicant must receive a doctoral degree in a relevant field prior to the appointment, which is anticipated to be September 1, 2019 (candidates that are still ABD status at expected time of appointment are ineligible)
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to improving campus diversity and the campus climate

Additional Information:
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

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Application Instructions:
Deadline for Internal Applicants: 12/21/2018

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

Cover letter that describes your research and teaching interests. This letter should identify a department that you would envision conducting your research and teaching, along with titles/rubrics of two or three possible courses you are qualified to teach
CV (curriculum vitae)
Three confidential letters of recommendation
Letter describing how your appointment would contribute to enhancing the diversity and climate of the department, school, and university
Review of complete applications will begin on February 15, 2019 and continue until the positions have been filled.

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