University of Missouri 

Job Title

Preparing Future Faculty - Faculty Diversty Postdoc


The iSchool at University of Missouri & MU Graduate School


Opening Date: 10/01/2020
Closing Date:  11/02/2020

Job Description

The University of Missouri’s Preparing Future Faculty –Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Program is designed to develop scholars for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri and elsewhere.

Job Duties

Postdoctoral positions are for two years and provide research, teaching, and professional development opportunities.



Applicants should demonstrate how they can contribute to faculty diversity, such as through membership in a group that is historically underrepresented in a particular discipline or through other experience.
Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree, or expect to complete their degree no later than July 1, 2021, at a regionally accredited university.

Supplementation Information

Questions about the program and application process may be directed to Dr. Lissa Behm-Morawitz (Associate Dean of the Graduate School) at [email protected]..

How to Apply

To apply, please go to

Create an account in the Graduate School’s application system. After you create an account, select the 2021 Preparing Future Faculty postdoctoral application.

A completed application includes:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position
  • CV
  • Statement of goals for postdoctoral position
  • Diversity statement
  • One-page abstract of doctoral dissertation
  • Writing sample
  • 3 letters of reference