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Diversity Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Posted by Hannah Remmert on 09/01/2017 20:00 UTC

Fellowship Description

The College of Arts and Sciences of Oklahoma State University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. These fellowships will support the early development of scholars who show promise for successful academic careers in the Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, Sciences, or Social Sciences. The two-year fellowships (one in Fine Arts or Humanities, one in Social Sciences, and two in Mathematics or Sciences) with competitive salaries will begin in August 2018 and may be renewed for a third year. There is the possibility of a tenure-track appointment at the completion of the post-doctoral fellowship.

Post-docs will carry a teaching load of one course per semester and will receive institutional support for their research/creative activities and their professional development in instruction. They will be closely mentored by faculty and housed in one or more of the following departments:

• Art, Graphic Design, and Art History
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• English
• Foreign Languages and Literatures
• Geography
• Geology
• History
• Integrative Biology
• Mathematics
• Media and Strategic Communications
• Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
• Music
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Sociology
• Statistics
• Theatre

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates who have completed their terminal degree within the discipline (PhD, MFA, or DMA) no more than three years before the August 2018 start date and who have not yet had a tenure-track faculty position are preferred.

To apply, please submit by 1 October 2017 the following in a single PDF file:
• Letter of application – please indicate department(s) with which you would seek affiliation if selected for a post-doctoral fellowship.
• CV
• Statement outlining commitment to integrating multicultural experiences into instructional methods and engaging students underrepresented in the academy.
• Statement outlining two-year plan for research/creative activity.
• Names of three professional references.

Applications should be submitted to one of the following email address:
Fine Arts or Humanities: DiversityPostDoc-fah@okstate.edu
Social Sciences: DiversityPostDoc-ss@okstate.edu
Mathematics or Sciences: DiversityPostDoc-ms@okstate.edu

Additional questions should be directed to:
Dr. Bruce Crauder, Associate Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
201 LSE
Stillwater, OK 74078
bruce.crauder@okstate.edu
405-744-5663

Positions are contingent upon available funding. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©