Dear Colleagues:

This great opportunity might be of interest to you, your students or others in your professional networks.

School of Information Sciences
Postdoctoral Research Associate Program

Deadline for full consideration - June 1, 2022
The School of Information Sciences' (iSchool) Postdoctoral Research Associate program seeks to
provide mentoring and community support in order to prepare candidates for tenure-stream
assistant professor or other permanent appointments inside and outside of academia.
Each postdoc is assigned to a faculty mentor, who will provide individual guidance and support.
Applications must include a statement of interest, and both a mentoring and individual
development plan. Grant-supported postdocs work with their PIs to develop an appropriate
plan. In addition to developing their research agendas, iSchool-supported postdocs will also
teach up to 2 courses per semester and serve on at least one service committee.

* The applicant must have obtained their Ph.D. prior to July 1, 2022.
* Postdocs are normally appointed for one year starting August 16, 2022, and can be
reappointed for a second year.
* Recipients must be in residence full-time for the duration of the award period.

Application Materials
* Current CV
* Statement of Interest, including reference to any courses the applicant could teach
* Names of up to 3 potential iSchool faculty mentors, including any existing relationships
* Individual Development Plan
* Mentoring Plan, to be developed with potential faculty mentor

* The stipend for the 2022-2023 year is at least $55,000 (for a 12-month appointment)
commensurate with experience and responsibilities and includes health benefits.
* An additional $2,000 is provided for research, travel, and related expenses.
Please send CV, statement of interests, Individual Development Plan, and potential mentors to
Linda Smith, Interim Executive Associate Dean, at [log in to unmask] Dr. Smith will contact
possible mentors to draft a mentoring plan.

   "Research funding makes the world a better place"
J. Stephen Downie, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
School of Information Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[Vox/Voicemail] (217) 649-3839