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[Commlist] Call for Applications: Pathways to the Professoriate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Tue Oct 11 12:58:42 GMT 2022
**Call for Applications**
Pathways to the Professoriate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
As part of a continuing commitment to build a culturally diverse
intellectual community and advancing scholars from underrepresented
groups in higher education (including, but not limited to, individuals
from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, Black, Indigenous, and
People of Color (“BIPOC”), and others), the School of Communication at
Northwestern is pleased to announce the Pathways to the Professoriate
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, made possible by the Office of the
Provost and SoC through the David Mancosh Pathways to the Professoriate
Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund. The goal of the program is to transition
fellows to faculty members after two years.
Applications are being accepted in the following department within the
School of Communication:
- Communication Studies
The highly interdisciplinary Department of Communication Studies is
enthusiastic about early career scholars whose work contributes to our
strength in communication design for social justice. The work of our
current faculty enables and creates communication interventions and
technologies with the potential for transformative outcomes on a broad
range of issues concerning social justice, from responsible computing,
remedying health disparities, innovating in science and medicine,
building networks for social impact, designing ethical and inclusive
public policies, and promoting public participation in democracies and
social movements. We invite scholars whose work advances our mission
from a humanistic, social science, and/or computational perspective to
Preferred Start Date: September 1, 2023
o Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree or terminal in
their field within the past five (5) academic years and no later than
September 1, 2023.* o The primary criterion for selection is evidence of
scholarship and creative work competitive for a potential tenure track
appointment in the School of Communication at Northwestern University.
o An important secondary criterion is the support of the proposed
department to host the fellow.
o Applicants will be expected to teach one (1) academic course in their
area of expertise each year of the fellowship program.
*If a selected applicant has held a tenure-track appointment(s) at other
institutions prior to joining this program, we will consider this
service when determining the length of the applicant’s probationary
period (“tenure clock”) upon transition to a tenure-eligible position at
Northwestern, following the successful completion of this program.
o $65,000 per calendar year, plus health benefits o $5,000 per year
research funds for research expenses, including travel o $5,000 in
moving expenses o Office space and computer o Departmental mentoring and
workshops o Offer of a tenure-track position at the end of the
fellowship, subject to satisfactory performance
Applications will only be accepted via our online recruiting system. For
full consideration, please be sure to include the following materials in
1. Cover letter addressed to Mancosh Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship
Committee 2. Curriculum vitae 3. A statement of research plans (1-3
pages) 4. A Contribution to Diversity Statement articulating why you
should be selected for this program 5. Writing samples (e.g.,
publications, dissertation chapters, no more than 25 pages) 6. Three (3)
contacts for letters of recommendation, including the applicant’s
dissertation or thesis advisor
Email your questions regarding the program to
(mancoshpostdoc /at/ northwestern.edu).
Application Deadline: November 1, 2022. For full consideration,
applications should be submitted by the deadline, but review of
applications will continue until the position is filled.
The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of
interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs.
The departments span the communication arts and sciences including the
Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of
Communication Studies, the Department of Performance Studies, and the
Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The
faculty of over 180 includes 99 tenure-track faculty. The school offers
instruction to roughly 1000 undergraduate majors and 650 graduate and
professional students. Founded over 144 years ago, the School has been a
leader in developing the communication disciplines and professions, and
continues to be a center of excellence in the communication arts and
sciences. Our current Dean is E. Patrick Johnson.
Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research
universities. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the main campus is
in Evanston and the medical and law campus is 12 miles south in downtown
Chicago. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and
programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural,
social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.
Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against
COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please
visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.
The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people
of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well
as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor
the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University
stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.
Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the
basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status,
marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status,
genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all
diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the United States. For more information, please
visit the University’s Policy on Institutional Equity.
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