Job Post: Post-Doc Research Associate at University of New Mexico-Albuquerque

Job ID:17967
Date Position is Available:Fall 2022
Application Deadline:6/1/2022
Listing Active:5/9/2022 to 6/8/2022
Company:University of New Mexico-Albuquerque
Department:Department of Sociology
Title:Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Position/Rank:Fellowships/Post-docs: Post-doctoral
Tenure/Tenure Track:Not Applicable
Special Program and
Areas of Faculty Expertise:
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Race, Class and Gender
Salary Range:$50,000 – $59,999
Submission Link:
Job Description:The Institute for the Study of “Race” & Social Justice in the Division for Equity and Inclusion at The University of New Mexico invites applications for up to two Postdoctoral Research Associates to conduct research from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 (renewable). The Postdoctoral Research Associates will conduct qualitative case studies on the genealogy, historical context, institutional dynamics, and power relations shaping the ontologies, epistemologies, development and trajectory of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines  and Census questions for race and ethnicity from the 1960s to the present. The Postdoctoral Research Associates will also help co-facilitate convenings with scholars, policy makers and key leads of federal administrative agencies for a convening examining how to revise Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to include intersectionality.  The Postdoctoral Associates will also help in sharing the project’s findings and may be able to assist in convening a summer institute. The postdoctoral research fellow will have department affiliation with the Sociology Department will receive professional development funds. This research is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Grant #79072: Employing an Intersectionality Framework in Revising Office of Management and Budget Standards for Collecting Administrative Race and Ethnicity Data). Minimum Criteria:* PhD in Sociology or closely related field by date of application* expertise in race, ethnicity and intersectionality* specialization in qualitative research methods Preferred Criteria:* Teaching experience in race, ethnicity and intersectionality* Project Management, including data management* Qualitative Software Analysis* Mixed method (qualitative and quantitative) research expertise* demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and student success and working with broadly diverse communities A complete application consists of a cover letter, CV, list of up to three references and contact information, and up to two writing samples. Note: At least one writing sample must be a dissertation chapter.  Finalists should be prepared to submit up to three letters of reference upon request.  Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.  Information on benefits and salaries for postdoctoral positions can be found on The University of New Mexico is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UNM values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities
Employer Description:Our Department is actively engaged in research and teaching, and maintains a strong commitment to diversity in our graduate and undergraduate education. Our mission is to advance the comprehension of society, and explain and analyze human relationships, social institutions, and the dynamics of social change. Our faculty engages major sociological issues of global, national, and regional significance.
Contact:Nancy Lopez
Phone:(505) 277-2501

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