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Humanist Archives: May 10, 2022, 7:10 a.m. Humanist 36.4 - a postdoctoral RA programme

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 4.
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        Date: 2022-05-09 20:39:54+00:00
        From: Downie, J Stephen <>
        Subject: Postdoctoral Research Associate Program: School of Information Sciences UIUC

Dear Colleagues:

This great opportunity might be of interest to you, your students or others in
your professional networks.

School of Information Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Associate Program

Deadline for full consideration - June 1, 2022

The School of Information Sciences' (iSchool) Postdoctoral Research 
Associate program seeks toprovide mentoring and community support 
in order to prepare candidates for tenure-stream assistant professor 
or other permanent appointments inside and outside of academia.

Each postdoc is assigned to a faculty mentor, who will provide individual
guidance and support. Applications must include a statement of interest, 
and both a mentoring and individual development plan. Grant-supported 
postdocs work with their PIs to develop an appropriate plan. In addition to 
developing their research agendas, iSchool-supported postdocs will also
teach up to 2 courses per semester and serve on at least one service 


* The applicant must have obtained their Ph.D. prior to July 1, 2022.
* Postdocs are normally appointed for one year starting August 16, 2022, and can
be reappointed for a second year.
* Recipients must be in residence full-time for the duration of the award

Application Materials

* Current CV
* Statement of Interest, including reference to any courses the applicant could
* Names of up to 3 potential iSchool faculty mentors, including any existing
* Individual Development Plan
* Mentoring Plan, to be developed with potential faculty mentor


* The stipend for the 2022-2023 year is at least $55,000 (for a 12-month
appointment) commensurate with experience and responsibilities and includes 
health benefits.
* An additional $2,000 is provided for research, travel, and related expenses.

Please send CV, statement of interests, Individual Development Plan, and
potential mentors to Linda Smith, Interim Executive Associate Dean, at Dr. Smith will contact possible mentors to draft a mentoring 

   "Research funding makes the world a better place"

J. Stephen Downie, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
School of Information Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[Vox/Voicemail] (217) 649-3839

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