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APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2014-16 COHORT.

INTRODUCTION

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 2014 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 and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per fiscal year.

Guidelines – 2014 Application Term

Fields

Applications for study in any discipline represented on the campus are welcome. Please specify your discipline of interest.

 

Stipend

$39,874 per calendar year for 2014 application term. Funds are available for research expenses, including travel.

 

Eligibility

Applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2014 and no earlier than July 1, 2010 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 U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages applications from African American, Native American and Hispanic scholars.

 

Application materials

 

The application site is currently open for the 2014-2016 recruitment process.

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program application web site requests the following:

  • Cover letter addressed to Vice Chancellor Barbara Entwisle
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of research plans (1-3 pages)
  • A personal statement on why you should be selected for this program (1–3 pages)
  • Writing samples (e.g., publications and/or dissertation chapters) – Visual Artists should include a portfolio of their artwork in lieu of writing samples.*
  • Three references for letters of recommendation

*VA Candidate’s Portfolio should include on a CD/DVD up to 16 images and/or 4 videos as well as a short description of each image/video. The CD/DVD should be mailed separately to

Judson Fraley, Program Coordinator, 
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
301 Bynum Hall, CB#4100
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-4100

Deadline

The application deadline is Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:59 EST.

Contact Information

For questions or additional information regarding the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity, please contact:

Judson Fraley
Program Coordinator, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
jhfraley@email.unc.edu

 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer