Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity



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Laurie Maffly-Kipp sends along this fellowship opportunity at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In the department of religious studies

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 and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may elect to teach only one course per fiscal year. Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome. The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a special interest in candidates with expertise in Medieval/Early Modern Christianity, Religions of the Americas, or South and Southeast Asian religions. For more information about our programs, please visit our departmental website at http://religion.unc.edu.

The stipend is $36,262 per calendar year. Funds are available for research expenses, including travel. Interested applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2010 and no earlier than July 1, 2006 are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. This program is funded by the State of North Carolina.

Interested applicants should apply online at http://research.unc.edu/red/postdoc.html. Directions for the electronic submission are provided at the website. Any questions may be directed to Application2010@unc.edu. The application deadline is Thursday, January 7, 2010.

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