With support from the Mellon Foundation, Cornell's Latina/o Studies Program in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology Studies is searching for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin in Fall 2018.
We are casting a wide net for applications. Are you or someone you know working on how environmental changes impact Latina/o communities? Thinking about the role of Latinas/os in medical research? Studying the role of Latinas/os in the history of science? These are only a few examples of the kind of scholarly approach that would enrich our discussions in this important field at Cornell.
Candidates should have received their PhDs within the past five years. We seek applications from the full spectrum of S&TS, Latina/o Studies, and allied scholars whose work addresses social/societal dimensions of science, technology, environment and/or medicine in the context of U.S. Latina/o communities and populations; topics can be historical or contemporary. The course load will be 1:1. The fellowship recipient will be expected to participate in programming sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology Studies as well as the Latina/o Studies program. Package includes competitive salary with full benefits, annual research funds, and one-time relocation costs.
Interested applicants please submit electronic application materials, including a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching statement or sample syllabus, and three letters of recommendation online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10871. Members of underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. Valid visa is required; visa expedition funds are not provided for this position.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
For questions or inquiries contact Debra Castillo, Director of the Latina/o Studies Program at firstname.lastname@example.org
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