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The Postdoctoral Fellowship
The School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship (renewable for a second year) in Washington, DC to conduct research on climate policy and teach related classes.
The fellow will conduct individual and collaborative research under the Energy, Resources, and Environment (ERE) program and the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP). Tasks include teaching one Masters-level seminar per semester, supporting ERE and ISEP grant applications, and participating in collaborative research with ERE faculty. The position will leave plenty of room for individual research on climate policy and offers an outstanding opportunity to turn doctoral research into publishable articles and/or books.
About Prof. Urpelainen
View Prof. Urpelainen’s biography at https://www.sais-jhu.edu/users/jurpela1
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
Visit the SAIS website at http://www.sais-jhu.edu/
Visit the ERE website at http://www.sais-jhu.edu/content/energy-resources-and-environment
Visit the ISEP website at http://www.sais-isep.org
Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. requirements by the start date, but applicants close to completion will also be considered. Applicants should have experience with research on climate policy (mitigation and adaptation). Applicants from all social sciences are welcome, but preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in political science, economics, and public policy. Interdisciplinary research experience is highly preferred.
Start date : July 1, 2019 (FLEXIBLE)
Location : Washington, DC.
Duration of position: 12 months from the start date, renewable for 2nd year based on good performance
Compensation $55,000-$57,000 /year
Review of applications for a postdoctoral fellow will begin immediately.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current Curriculum Vitae outlining the applicant’s experience and publications, and a list of three academic references.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
To submit an application, click on the blue Apply Now button in the Application Process box to the right of the screen.
For additional information, email Prof. Urpelainen at johannesU@jhu.edu . Please place “Postdoctoral Fellow Application” in the subject line.
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