The Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity

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 academic year.

Fields: Applications for study in any discipline represented at the University are welcome.

Stipend: The minimum stipend will be $47,476 per calendar year. Funds are available for research expenses, including travel.

Eligibility: Applicants who will have completed their doctoral degree no later than July 1, 2018 and no earlier than July 1, 2013 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. 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.

To Apply: Interested applicants should apply online at research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/applicants/. Directions for the electronic submission are provided at the application site. For additional information, please visit the program website at research.unc.edu/carolina-postdocs/index.htm. Questions may be directed to Program Coordinator Jennifer Pruitt at [email protected].

The application deadline is 5:00PM EST on Tuesday, November 15, 2017 (Recommendation letters are due no later than November 15, 2017).

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity, 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.


Editor’s note: MinorityPostdoc.org publishes postdoctoral & professional job / opportunity advertisements. When participating in these opportunities, please mention that you saw the ad here. Advertisers can request information on rates and terms by contacting us at

last updated 11-Oct-2017