Postdoctoral Scholar, Mentor, Teaching, Research Fellow

Burnett Honors College at the University of Central Florida
Florida, United States
$50,000.00 - $50,000.00
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Burnett Honors College (BHC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking to hire a Mentor, Teaching, Research Post-Doctoral Fellow (MTR Fellow). This position requires a Ph. D. from an accredited institution within the last five years. Preference given to candidates with a STEM background.  In addition to the online application, candidates should also submit: 1) a cover letter and 2) a current curriculum vita. UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted online through the Human Resources website by May 20th, 2021: No faxes or resumes will be accepted in lieu of completed applications. EEO/AA.

BHC is committed to the vision of developing tomorrow’s talent. BHC strengthens the educational experience by fostering an environment enriched by students’ varied backgrounds, socio-economic statuses, perspectives, and abilities, which nourishes a larger societal dynamic of citizenship, public discourse, and civility across campus. BHC Scholars also bring distinction to the university by raising the academic profile, qualifying for prestigious national and international awards, securing admission to competitive graduate and professional programs, and charting their way to fulfilling careers.  

Position Responsibilities

The MTR Post-Doc Fellow will teach 4 courses in the calendar year; developing a workshop series, co-mentoring of Honors College undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines with the goal of promoting each student’s academic, professional and personal development; engaging in strategic planning and visioning for creative initiatives to support postgraduate pathways for Honors students; and actively pursuing research and/or creative scholarship in their area of expertise, including research collaboration with honors students.

Fellow will teach Honors seminars in their field of expertise as well as develop seminars or workshops on graduate school and career preparation and success. Fellows will have the opportunity to team teach Honors seminars.

Supervision and mentorship will be provided by the dean and senior associate dean of the college. The fellow will be engaged team members of the Burnett Honors College, and they will have daily access to the dean’s office.

In addition to the Burnett Honors College, the fellow will be connected to the myriad of resources for teaching and advising across campus and will be invited to participate in these communities. These include FCTL, Career Services, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Research, and the Advisors Council.  The fellows will be introduced to UCF faculty in their discipline to support their scholarly activity.