University of South Florida: Postdoctoral Position, Puerto Rican Migration

Puerto Rican Migration

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida (USF) is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar to study Puerto Rican migration. Preference will be given to those who have experience studying Puerto Rican or Latino populations in the state of Florida and experience with qualitative methods as well as survey research.

The successful Postdoctoral Scholar will: (i) work closely with faculty conducting research in this area; (ii) contribute to building relationships with local Puerto Rican organizations or those that serve the Puerto Rican community; (iii) contribute to data collection on an ongoing project; (iv) write academic papers, reports, and policy briefs regarding Puerto Rican settlement in Central Florida; and (v) continue to build an independent research record and engage in publishing refereed articles and creative scholarship.

Postdoctoral Scholars

One twelve-month postdoctoral scholarship will be awarded in Fall 2018 with appointment beginning in August 2018. Appointments are for full time employment (40 hours per week) and will be continued for a maximum of 2 years contingent upon satisfactory performance (with a possible 3rd year depending on grant resource availability). The salary is $47,000 per year and benefits are provided. There are no teaching obligations attached to this position. Support for travel to academic conferences will also be available.

Please send cover letter, CV, and writing sample to Elizabeth Aranda [email protected].

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact [email protected] or (813) 974-2970. Under Florida law, employment applications, resumes and additional applicant documentation are subject to public record.


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last updated 10-Jun-2018