Two-year Mellon Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell Unviersity

Cornell Univeristy Latina/o Studies Program

Job Type: Postdoc

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Cornell University’s Latina/o Studies Program, in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology Studies, invites applications for a two-year Mellon Diversity postdoctoral fellowship to begin in Fall 2018.  Candidates should have received their PhDs within the past five years.  We seek applications from the full spectrum of S&TS, Latina/o Studies, and allied scholars whose work addresses social/societal dimensions of science, technology, environment and/or medicine in the context of U.S. Latina/o communities and populations; topics can be historical or contemporary. The course load will be 1:1. The fellowship recipient will be expected to participate in programming sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology Studies as well as the Latina/o Studies program.  Package includes competitive salary with full benefits, annual research funds, and one-time relocation costs. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching statement or sample syllabus, and three letters of recommendation online at Members of underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.  Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage.  Valid visa is required; visa expedition funds are not provided for this position.

For questions or inquiries contact Debra Castillo, Director of the Latina/o Studies Program at

Cornell is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Women and   members of underrepresented racial/ethnic groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York’s land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university’s mission of teaching, research and outreach.

Posted: February 28, 2018