CENTER FOR RESEARCH ON RACE AND ETHNICITY IN SOCIETY (CRRES)
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP, INDIANA UNIVERSITY
Indiana University, Bloomington is pleased to accept applications for two Postdoctoral
Fellowships for scholars studying race and ethnicity from a broad range of social science and
humanities fields, including (but not limited to) African American Studies, American Studies,
Asian American Studies, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Economics,
Geography, Gender Studies, History, Native American Studies, Latino Studies, Media and
Communications, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. The CRRES Postdoctoral
Fellowship Program aims to create a legacy of scholars who address issues related to race and
ethnicity using a multidisciplinary lens. These fellowships are designed to nurture the academic
careers of new scholars by providing opportunities to pursue research while gaining mentoring
from CRRES affiliates and faculty in host departments. Strong applicants will demonstrate
evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure-track appointments at Indiana
University and other research universities.
Terms of Agreement
Fellows are expected to pursue research activities and teach one course
during each year of residency. Fellows are also expected to participate in CRRES activities and
in seminars in their home departments. These two-year positions begin on August 1, 2016 and
end on May 31, 2018, at a 10-month annual salary of $51,500. Each postdoctoral fellow will
also receive $3,000 each year in research support and Indiana University health benefits.
We invite applications from qualified candidates at the beginning of their
academic careers who do not yet hold tenure-track academic positions. Candidates who do not
hold a Ph.D. but expect to by June 30, 2016 must provide a letter from the chair of their
dissertation committee, confirming the timeline for completion. All applicants must file their
dissertations no later than June 30, 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research
statement (3,000 words describing dissertation project, work in progress, professional goals and
plans for publication, and proposed major field[s] of teaching), writing sample, and three letters
of reference. If available, applicants may also submit materials demonstrating their aptitude as
teachers. We prefer that applications be submitted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com.
Materials sent by mail or any questions regarding the position or application process can be
directed to: Prof. Dina Okamoto, Search Committee Chair, Center for Research on Race and
Ethnicity in Society, Indiana University - Schuessler Institute for Social Research 209, 1022 E.
10, 2015 at 11:59 pm EST will receive full consideration. Information about the center can be
found at: http://crres.indiana.edu.
Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of
ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin,
disability status or protected veteran status.