EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
September 24, 2015
The University of California Presidentís Postdoctoral Fellowship Program has announced the 2016-2017 Call for Applications. The application deadline is November 1, 2015.
The Presidentís Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California.
The program is seeking applicants with the potential to bring to their academic and research careers the critical perspective that comes from their non-traditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of members of groups historically under-represented in higher education in the United States.
This is an excellent opportunity for scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity. The program offers a salary with benefits, faculty mentoring, professional network of fellows across the ten UC campuses, and hiring incentives for faculty appointments.
Please share this information with outstanding graduate students, PhD candidates, and postdoctoral appointees Ė both on our campus and beyond Ė who may eligible for this prestigious award.
AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS. Fellowships are awarded for research conducted at any one of the University of Californiaís ten campuses. The award includes a salary starting at $44,500 depending on field and experience, benefits including health insurance and paid vacation/sick leave, and up to $5,000 for research-related and program travel expenses. Each award is for a minimum of 12-months and may be renewable for an additional term upon demonstration of academic/research productivity.
ELIGIBILITY. Applicants must receive a Ph.D. from an accredited university before the start of their fellowship. Successful applicants must present documents demonstrating that they are legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions or limitations. Individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION. Apply online at http://ppfp.ucop.edu/
DEADLINE: November 1, 2015