Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Freedom Center is in search of a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a one year program. This position will pursue research activities as related to their expertise of study. This position will work closely with the managing editor of the Social Philosophy and Policy Journal and assist with other Freedom Center activities.

The ideal candidate will pursue self-directed research on a book manuscript, with a view to having a contract with a publisher within a year. We are looking for a recent Ph.D. in a subject area that will fit in with the research of the Freedom Center.

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Research in an area of expertise with the goal of getting a publishing contract for a book manuscript. 
  • Assist managing editor of the Social Philosophy and Policy Journal. 
  • Assist the Director of the Master In Legal Studies program. 
  • Assist the Curator of the QR libraries.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D in a related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in an area that aligns with the research of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom.
FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job FTE 1.0 Work Calendar Fiscal Job Category Research Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay $55,000 Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies 1 Target Hire Date 8/26/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates Debbie Jackson
[email protected]
520-621-1491
Open Date 8/19/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter Special Instructions to Applicant Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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