Arts & Sciences Dean's Post Doc Pool - Fall 2020

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Requisition Number:0812186Number of Open Positions:MultiplePosition Title:Post DocOther Title Information:Arts & Sciences Dean's Post Doc Pool - Fall 2020Organization:204101 - ARTS & SCIENCES DEAN'S OFFICEPosition Summary:

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available to persons with degrees and research interests within Arts & Sciences, with the goal of transitioning successful candidates into tenure-track positions at The University of Alabama’s College of Arts & Sciences.

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The College of Arts & Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks applications for the Dean’s Postdoctoral Research Associate positions. Successful candidates will hold terminal degrees and demonstrate a record of academic achievement in a research area or areas covered by the College. The College and the successful candidates’ home department(s) will establish a series of structured merit-based evaluations with the goal of transitioning successful candidates into tenure-track positions.

The Dean’s Postdoctoral Research Associate positions have been established through a major College initiative begun in 2019 to promote an inclusive scholarly environment in which outstanding scholars support the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College.

Applications are encouraged from excellent candidates with research interests in any of the College’s departments. Joint appointments across departments are possible. The minimum requirement at the time of the appointment is a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in a field of research represented within the College of Arts & Sciences. Initial appointments are for one year, with renewal contingent upon demonstration of research productivity. Home departments will develop mentoring plans detailing benchmarks for possible transition of Postdoctoral Research Associates into tenure-track professorship positions. Standard university hiring practices will govern any process of transitioning Postdoctoral Research Associates into tenure track professor positions. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.

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Search Initiation Date:09/10/2019Expected Starting Date:08/16/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:

References should be sent to:
Dean’s Postdoctoral Pool
College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office
Box 870268
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

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    Posted: 10/8/2019
    Application Due: 10/31/2019
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