Postdoctoral Fellowships (topic open) at University of Missouri, deadline 30th Nov. 2017

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Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions

The University of Missouri iscommitted to the advancement of teachers, scholars, and researchers who canhelp it achieve the benefits of a diverse educational environment. The Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is designed topromote and develop such scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri and elsewhere, in any discipline. PostdoctoralFellowships are for two years during which time Postdoctoral Scholars focus onscholarship and participate in an array of professional development activitiesthat integrate and expose them to the faculty experience, including theopportunity to teach in their discipline the second year.

The starting stipend will be $56,000per year including University benefits. Fellows will be provided withprofessional development funds that may be used to attend a scholarly meeting,to travel to other campuses as necessary for scholarship, and/or for programprofessional development activities.

Applicants who have completed their doctoral degree at an accredited university by  July 1, 2018  are eligible to apply. Current postdoctoral fellows also may apply if their doctoral degree was awarded in or after Spring 2013. Applicants should demonstrate how they cancontribute to faculty diversity, such as through membership in a group that ishistorically underrepresented and/or underserved in a particular discipline orthrough other training or experience.

The link for application materials can be found at  http://postdoc.missouri.edu/ current/pff-postdoc . Please note that the application link will take you to the same portal used for graduate admissions and you will need to create an account as a first-time user to begin the application process. Applicants will be asked to include the following:

·       Cover letterexpressing interest in the position
·       CV
·       Statement ofresearch plans
·       Statement of goals for postdoctoral position
·       One page abstractof doctoral dissertation
·       Writing sample
·       3 letters ofreference [N.B., those identified to provide a reference will be prompted toupload a letter to the system]

For additional information, questions may be directed to postdoc@missouri.edu .The deadline for all application material is  11:59 PM, November 30, 2017 . Candidates who demonstrate evidence of scholarship potential to be competitive for tenure-track appointments at the University of Missouri or other researchuniversities will be invited to interview.

TheUniversity of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmativeaction employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty andstaff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees andapplicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability andcompetence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color,national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteranstatus.