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University of Missouri

Overview of the Program

The University of Missouri’s Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Program is designed to develop scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri and elsewhere. Applicants should demonstrate how they can contribute to faculty diversity, such as through membership in a group that is historically underrepresented in a particular discipline or through other experience. Postdoctoral positions are for two years and provide research, teaching, and professional development opportunities. The stipend is a minimum of $56,000 per year plus University benefits and professional development funds. In order to be eligible for this program, applicants must have completed their doctoral degree, or expect to complete their degree no later than July 1, 2021, at a regionally accredited university.

Current Call for Applications

We are currently accepting applications in the following research areas:

Political Science/Public Affairs – Scholar with research and teaching interests in race/ethnicity/diversity in politics, public administration, or public policy. Scholars with a Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Affairs, or related field.

The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM (Central time), November 2, 2020. Finalists will be interviewed in January-February 2021.

To apply, please follow the application URL to create an account in the Graduate School’s application system. After you create an account, select the 2021 Preparing Future Faculty postdoctoral application. A completed application includes:

• Cover letter expressing interest in the position
• CV
• Statement of goals for postdoctoral position
• Diversity statement
• One-page abstract of doctoral dissertation
• Writing sample
• 3 letters of reference

Go here: https://gradschool.missouri.edu/postdoctoral-education/preparing-future-faculty-postdoctoral-program-for-faculty-diversity/ to learn more about the University of Missouri’s PFFFD program. Questions about the program and application process may be directed to Dr. Lissa Behm-Morawitz (Associate Dean of the Graduate School) at postdoc@missouri.edu.

The University of Missouri (“Mizzou”), located in the culturally vibrant small city of Columbia, is approximately 125 miles from both St. Louis and Kansas City. The campus enrolls more than 30,000 students; it is Missouri’s largest public research university and the heart of the four-campus University of Missouri System. As a member of the Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is one of the nation’s top institutions of higher learning.

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse  faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners and spouses.

To apply for this job please visit applygrad.missouri.edu.