JOB: UNC-Chapel Hill, Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

As part of a continuing commitment to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and advancing 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 at Chapel Hill and other research universities. Postdoctoral scholars will be engaged full-time in research and may teach only one course per fiscal year.  Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome.  The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages candidates trained in music theory, historical musicology, ethnomusicology, or a related field to apply. 

The stipend is $47,476 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, 2017 and no earlier than July 1, 2012 are eligible to apply.  The primary criterion for selection is evidence of scholarship potentially competitive for tenure track appointments at the University of North Carolina and other research universities.  An important secondary criterion is the support of prospective departments.  Preference will be given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strongly encourages applications from African American, Native American and Hispanic American scholars. 

Interested applicants should apply online at

Directions for the electronic submission are provided at the application site.  For additional information, please visit the program website at  Questions may be directed to Program Coordinator Jennifer Pruitt in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, jennifer_pruitt -at-

The application deadline is 5:00PM EST Tuesday, November 15, 2016 with recommendations due by November 15, 2016.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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