Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Anchorage, ALASKA

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Classification:Post Doctoral Fellow non represented
Grade:Non-Union Faculty Bi-weekly Assign.
Work type:Post Doc
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:College of Arts & Sciences
Categories:Education/Instructional, Research/Science/Grants

These fellowships were recommended in UAA’s 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan and their purpose is two-fold: increase the diversity of the faculty at UAA and advance issues of diversity in teaching and scholarship within its academic programs.  Psychology faculty will provide mentorship in peer-reviewed publications, conference and community presentations, applications for external funding, and/or clinical service provision.

UAA is located in Anchorage, a city of 300,000 known for its cultural diversity, natural beauty, and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Required Experience:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of application.

Successful candidate will be prepared to teach psychology courses and have teaching competence in at least one of these areas: behavioral health, clinical, community, statistics, or research methods. Research interests are open, but preference will be given to scholars who study health disparities or multicultural communities.

Typical Education or Training:

Ph.D. in Psychology is required. ABDs in Psychology will be considered; however, employment is contingent upon conferral of Ph.D. prior to appointment start date in August 2019.

The successful applicant must provide Official Transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment. Qualifying earned degrees must be conferred either by institutions of higher education which are accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education as determined by UAA based on a review by a foreign educational credential evaluation service and recognized by UAA.

Please be prepared to upload the following items:

  • A Cover letter that addresses how the candidate can help UAA meet the goals of increasing diversity in teaching and scholarship at UAA.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcript of graduate education (official transcript required of successful candidate)
  • Up to a two-page description of the candidate’s teaching philosophy, including how they would bring a multicultural perspective to courses taught.
  • A brief description of scholarly interest, planned research, or creative activities to be performed during the fellowship.
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members familiar with the candidate’s teaching, research, or service qualifications. 

  • The search committee is reviewing applications on an on-going basis. Direct questions about the position to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Vivian Gonzalez ( ).
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