About my scholarship
I am a sociologist who researches immigrants' lives. My work examines immigrant adaptation in an era where insecurities abound. My research includes migrants' emotional well-being and how they adapt to challenges posed by racial and ethnic inequalities.
University of South Florida
Puerto Rican Migration
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida 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.
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 3rdyear 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.