University of Michigan National Center for Institutional Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship

Application Deadline:  November 4, 2016

The NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, established in 2008, promotes the outstanding work of early-career diversity scholars. A successful applicant will be attractive as both an NCID Fellow and a tenure-track or research faculty member at U-M and its peer institutions. While we welcome new Ph.D. applicants, successful candidates may also currently hold early career tenure-track positions. This program provides a unique opportunity for a one-year fellowship at NCID to support focused scholarship and engagement activities.

The program anticipates awarding two NCID Postdoctoral Fellowships during the 2017-2018 academic year. The salary for Postdoctoral Fellows is $50,000 per year plus benefits. Fellows will receive additional support for conference travel and other research-related expenses. Each of the Fellowships offer protected research time, faculty mentoring, and career development opportunities.

Applications are welcomed from scholars with interests that reflect the NCID’s strategic agenda, which is centered around three major themes:

  • Demography and Culture – research/scholarship that investigates and documents diversity-related processes, within or across groups and contexts;
  • Democracy and Community – linking diversity to indicators of meaningful engagement, action, participation and/or leadership, and
  • Discourse – reframing academic, public, and political discourse on diversity to provide the basis for action and change.

We are interested in candidates who are engaged in innovative scholarship, research, or creative work on some or multiple aspects of diversity. Awards are determined by the overall rigor of scholarly work, as well as fit between research interests, NCID foci, and the anticipated academic department.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.