UCLA – Postdoctoral Fellowship for the W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Program in Digital Cultural Mapping – deadline 30 September 2008

The Division of Humanities at the University of California, Los Angeles, will appoint one Postdoctoral Fellow for the W.M. Keck Foundation Undergraduate Program in Digital Cultural Mapping for a one-year term beginning in the Fall of 2008, with the intent of extending the appointment for up to two additional years. The Fellow must have earned a doctoral degree no earlier than June 2003 and no later than June 2008. The postdoctoral appointment provides $50,000 per annum as combined fellowship and instructional pay prior to tax withholding, as well as standard fringe benefits, a one-time moving allowance of up to $1,500 and a research budget of $1,000. The main task of the Postdoctoral Fellow will be to coordinate and teach in the W.M. Keck Undergraduate Program of Digital Cultural Mapping. The postdoctoral fellow will be appointed in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the home department of the principal investigator of the Keck Foundation grant. Applicants should have demonstrable excellent communication and organizational skills, an ability to work independently and prioritize assignments, have experience working in a team and developing digital educational materials. Candidates with experience in grant/report writing, proposal preparation, and the use of Geographic Information Systems are preferred. For more information, please visit: www.idre.ucla.edu/hasis/keck.

Applicants should send an application letter and a CV, as well as three names of persons who are willing to provide recommendations, by September 30, 2008 to: Kathryn Roberts, Assistant to the Dean of the Humanities at kroberts [at] college.ucla.edu. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.