Postdoctoral Fellow in Law, Gender, and Health
University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG)
The University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Law, Gender, and Health funded by the National Science Foundation (Law and Social Sciences). The fellow will be appointed for two years at a salary of $48,000. Information about available benefits can be found at https://hr.umich.edu/working-u
Applicants who will have completed the doctoral degree by September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply. Individuals awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan or currently holding a postdoctoral or faculty position at UM are not eligible. Those holding only professional terminal degrees such as a J.D. or M.P.H. are not eligible.
Applications will be evaluated based on the quality, feasibility, and originality of the proposed research agenda; the potential for successful mentoring in the topic, methods, and approaches of the proposed research by the faculty mentors; and the ability of the postdoctoral fellow to contribute to diversity and excellence in the area of law, gender, and health.
Application deadline is Monday, September 17, 2018. We will conduct virtual interviews with finalists (i.e., no fly out) and plan to make a final decision by November 1, 2018. Alternates will be selected. The position would begin on September 1, 2019.
Applications must include:
- The names and contact information (phone and email) for two faculty references. (Letters are not required at the time of application.)
- Research proposal that outlines your scholarly work and includes your research plan for the fellowship period. (Two to three pages. References, citations, formulas, and graphics do not count toward the page limit.)
- Personal statement of diversity commitment that includes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through scholarship/research, teaching/mentoring, or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your research proposal and teaching statements. (No more than two pages.)
- Dissertation Abstract. (One page.)
- Writing Sample. (One to two samples; 35 pages maximum. Examples include sample publication or unpublished research paper, journal article, dissertation chapter. References, citations, formulas, and graphics do not count toward the page limit.)
- Curriculum Vitae.
The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Trans and cisgender women and men, gender non-conforming people, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The eRecruit system will stop accepting applications at 11:59 PM on the deadline day.
The attachments must be combined and uploaded as one document within the application.
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