Postdoctoral Researcher - Ethnicity/Race/Inequality

Employer
University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Harris School of Public Policy seeks a postdoctoral researcher with interests related to ethnicity, race, inequality, and public policy. Applications from scholars with a background in economics, political science, psychology, sociology, public policy, or aligned fields are encouraged. Postdoctoral researchers work on independent research under a senior faculty member’s guidance, teach 2 quarter-length courses per year, and participate in the academic life of the school (including attending workshops and seminars). The position of postdoctoral researcher at the rank of instructor is initially for a one-year, renewable term.

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of research achievement. Candidates are expected to complete their PhD by the appointment start date. To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic jobs board at: https://apply.interfolio.com/81359. Applicants must upload a: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) one writing sample; and 4) two letters of recommendation. Applicants may also submit optional documents such as a third letter of reference and/or an additional writing sample. Review of applications will begin on December 23, 2020. No applications will be accepted after May 1, 2021.

 

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