College of Arts and Sciences
Dean's Postdoctoral Scholar Fellows

In order to prepare scholars for an academic position with a combined teaching and research mission at Research Intensive (R1) Classified Institutions, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of Dean’s Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowships through various departments in the college. The Postdoctoral Scholar is hired directly by a department in the college. These fellowships involve both teaching and research during the academic year, and summer effort is devoted completely to research. Scholars are assigned both a teaching and a research mentor and work with them to develop an Individual Development Plan. Scholars are eligible and encouraged to participate in professional development activities with the FSU Postdoctoral Association.

Department Hiring Requirements

  • Ph.D. in a relevant discipline
  • Not currently a postdoctoral scholar or doctoral graduate of FSU
  • National or international search with on-site, conference, or skype interview with the department of hire

Potential applicants should direct inquiries first to the chair of the relevant department in the College of Arts and Sciences to inquire about any current openings. General questions about the program may be directed to Jeanette Taylor, associate dean, at, (850) 644-6510.