Postdoctoral Fellow - Open Discipline
- University of Utah - College of Science
- Location: Salt Lake City, UT
- Job Number: 7191928
- Posting Date: Nov 7, 2023
- Salary / Pay Rate: $59,000
- Application Deadline: Dec 6, 2023
SRI Fellows are researchers from all scientific and mathematical backgrounds with PhDs in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, physics & astronomy, and related fields. This year, there is a particular emphasis on hiring fellows carrying out; evolutionary biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry research applied broadly. However, researchers outside these emphases are still highly encouraged to apply. The position is for three years, subject to review after one year. Start date is negotiable, but we have a preference for a June 1, 2024 start date. This position provides a starting salary of $59,000 per year, an annual research fund, benefits including retirement, along with discipline- and pedagogy-specific mentorship. Researchers interested in pursuing academic positions at primarily undergraduate institutions may be especially interested in this position.
Candidates should highlight experience in or commitment to: undergraduate teaching; undergraduate mentorship; collaborating constructively with faculty, students, staff, and other SRI Fellows with diverse scientific interests; conceiving and executing complex projects, and supporting a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
To apply, candidates should submit (1) a cover letter (1 page), (2) a CV, (3) a research statement that outlines both your past accomplishments/experiences, as well as a description of your future research plans. This statement should include 2-3 research projects ideas that specifically address how novice undergraduates will engage with and benefit from working with you on these projects (2-3 pages total), (4) a teaching/mentorship statement with specific examples about how you work/intend to work to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive (1 page) (5) Please briefly describe how your work fits into the broader research landscape at the University of Utah (i.e. related research labs and or clubs/groups that would help support your research efforts) (1-2 paragraphs – use Applicant Document-Other upload option to add this statement) (6) contact information for three references who may be contacted following an initial review of applications.
For full consideration, applications must be received by December 6th, 2024. E-mail any questions to [email protected].