Postdoctoral Scholars in Data Science, or Computational Science with an interest in Black Studies, Center for Black Studies Research

  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • Apr 11, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Humanities: Other Postdoctoral Positions Sciences and Technology: other Social & Behavioral Sciences

Job Description

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Postdoctoral Scholars in Data Science, or Computational Science with an interest in Black Studies, Center for Black Studies Research

Apply now: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02174/apply
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POSITION OVERVIEW

Position title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Percent time: 100% time
Anticipated start: 7/1/2022
Position duration: This position is a 12-month appointment with a possibility of renewal depending upon performance and funding availability

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open date: March 8th, 2022
Next review date: Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Center for Black Studies Research at the University of California Santa Barbara invites applications for two postdoctoral researcher positions for the academic year 2022-23. The research areas for the 2022 year focus specifically on Data Science, any discipline, with an interest in Black Studies and/or Black communities in the African Diaspora (Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia/Oceania). Other areas for consideration in data science include all STEM, Social Science and Humanities. Part of the Fellowship (25%) is devoted to developing the Center's programs, which may involve mentoring undergraduate research fellows. No teaching is required. The fellowship will provide a salary based on the candidate's qualifications. Research and travel allowance may be provided. Health insurance will be provided.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.

Unit: https://cbsr.ucsb.edu/


Preferred and Required Qualifications


QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all of the requirements for a Ph.D., except for the dissertation (all but dissertation) at the time of application in social sciences, arts, humanities or STEM.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Ph.D. conferral by the start of appointment
The dissertation must show a research focus in one of the following areas: Black/African American Studies, Black Communities, Health Disparities, Education Disparities, or any focus on the African Diaspora.

Preferred qualifications

Knowledge or experience in quantitative methodologies
Ability to interact and work collaboratively
Ability to work with undergraduates
Ability to work independently

Application Details

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Writing Sample - Dissertation chapter
The dissertation must show a research focus in one of the following areas: Black/African American Studies, Black Communities, Health Disparities, Education Disparities or any focus on the African Diaspora.

Reference requirements
3 required (contact information only)
References for applicants who reach the shortlist stage will be sent solicitations inviting them to provide letters of reference.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02174
Help contact: tracey.goss@ucsb.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

JOB LOCATION
Santa Barbara, CA


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