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Postdoctoral Fellow - Area Studies
University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho
Date Posted 04/27/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Posting Number SP002794P
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Area Studies
Location Moscow
Division/College College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department Col of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci
FLSA Status Overtime Exempt
Employee Category Exempt
Pay Range $42,613.64 per year
Type of Appointment Fiscal Year


Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Position Overview

The Martin Institute and Program in International Studies and the Idaho Society of Fellows is now accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Area Studies to begin July 1, 2021. Fellows will pursue their own research and teach one course per semester.

The unit is particularly interested in recruiting candidates (1) with expertise on contemporary Europe or the Americas, (2) peacebuilding, and (3) whose work complements existing unit initiatives.

Unit Overview

The University of Idaho is pleased to announce the creation of the Idaho Society of Fellows. Housed in the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, the Society constitutes a new initiative to broaden the sphere of interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the humanities and social sciences.

The Martin Institute and Program in International Studies (https://www.uidaho.edu/class/martin-institute and https://www.uidaho.edu/class/international-studies) at the University of Idaho is committed to both academic excellence and diversity in faculty, staff, and student body. Women, minorities, and members of other groups traditionally under-represented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Funding This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy. Uncertain
Internal Posting?

Position Responsibilities

Key Accountability Teaching
Job Duties

Teaching one undergraduate course per semester; work with the mentoring and advising of undergraduate students.

Key Accountability Research
Job Duties

Engage in scholarly activity related to long-term research program and work in interdisciplinary/collaborative environment.

Key Accountability Service & Outreach
Job Duties

Participation in the academic life of the Society of Fellows; public presentation to the Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium; participation in the Human Communities Research Consortium.

Key Accountability Teamwork
Job Duties

Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

Regional focus that also includes familiarity with peacebuilding processes (specialization open).

Required Education

Ph.D. in an appropriate field required by start of the position.

Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Additional Preferred

Experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds;

Experience and commitment to working with people holding similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of all people;

Fluency in German or Spanish.

Physical Requirements
Working Conditions
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of hire.

Posting Date 04/23/2021
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

First review of applications will begin May 10, 2021.

Applicants must submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Other Document 1), (4) a 2-3 page pedagogy statement. Applicants must also provide names and complete contact information for three references.

Please direct inquiries or questions to http://www.uidaho.edu/class/research-creative-works/society-fellows or Dr. Bill Smith (bills@uidaho.edu).

Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

EEO Statement

The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

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