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Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Position: Post-Doctoral Research appointments

General Information:

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

As part of a continuing commitment to advance scholars from underrepresented groups in higher education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is pleased to announce the availability of postdoctoral research appointments for a period of two years.

The purpose of the Program is to develop scholars from underrepresented groups for possible tenure-track appointments at the University of North Carolina. Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome.

Health benefits and leave are available. Some funds are available for research expenses, including travel.


Interested applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2008, and no earlier than July 1, 2004 are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Postdoctoral scholars will be primarily research associates engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per year.

Salary Range: The stipend will be $35,625 per calendar year.

Items to Send:

A complete application will include the following:

- 2008 application

- Cover letter addressed to Vice Chancellor Tony Waldrop

- Curriculum Vitae

- Sample publications and/or dissertation chapters

- Three letters of recommendation

- A statement of research plans

- A statement on why you should be selected for this program

The statements should be separate documents and not included in a cover letter. If recommendation letters accompany application materials, they should be in a sealed envelope.

All materials must be postmarked by Thursday, January 3, 2008.

Deadline: January 3, 2008


Electronic submissions are preferred and should be emailed to Only electronic submissions in PDF format will be accepted. Please note that submitted material will not be returned to the applicant; and incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Other Information:

The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages candidates to apply. Further information is available at

This program is funded by the State of North Carolina.

Date Listed: 09/22/2007

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