Fielding Graduate University seeks a full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow to join its Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) in Santa Barbara, CA. Fielding’s ISI provides research, offers professional development programs, and works with organizations on sustainable change. Since 2002, the Institute has worked with a broad range of non-profit, business, and government organizations as well as individuals interested in furthering their professional development through our continuing education programs. ISI’s consulting teams consist of doctoral-level faculty, alumni, and advanced students who collaborate with groups and organizations around the country in the three program areas of research, professional development, and organizational consulting. Professional programs include certificates and courses in evidence based coaching, non-profit leadership, world café, and projects such as a worldwide network for gender empowerment (WNGE).
The Post-Doctoral Fellow will report to the Director of ISI and will coordinate their efforts with the Provost. The Post-Doctoral Fellow is expected to manage research, continuing education programs, and organizational consulting projects in accordance with the priorities set by the Director of ISI.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the Post-Doctoral Fellow position will have a doctoral degree in a social science field relevant to Fielding's academic programs as well as evidence of scholarly productivity and management of funded research, professional development, and organizational consulting projects. The Post-Doctoral Fellow must be able to work in a distributed environment. A strong commitment to issues involving diversity and social justice is required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate computer literacy, leadership, and the ability to collaborate in a distributed academic environment. Experience with management of budgets, program development, and program evaluation is also highly desired. Candidates must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Application Instructions: To apply, please click this link to complete our online application. An employment offer is contingent upon the positive outcome of a background check including a criminal history and educational degree verification. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.