Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ethnoracial Relations

Posted: 12/7/2018 (Employment)

The Dean of Social Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard is seeking applications from early-career scholars in sociology, political science, or related fields, for a one-year postdoctoral position beginning in fall 2019 at Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African-American Studies.

Applicants should demonstrate capacity for independent work, have expertise in theoretical and methodological issues related to the study of ethnoracial relations, and appreciate both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Applicants should also be interested in learning responsibilities associated with editing a significant scholarly journal. The selected fellow will be expected to spend 75% time and effort on original research and 25% assisting with the editorship of the Du Bois Review.

The fellowship is a one-year postdoctoral training program, with a second year conditional on program director approval. The salary is $65,000/yr plus fringe benefits; office space; $2500 for computer equipment; $5,000/yr research account; up to $2500/yr for research travel; up to $3000 for relocation.

Applicants must have received a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in spring 2016 or later; applicants without a terminal degree must demonstrate that they will receive one by August 15, 2019.

See full details at https://socialscience.fas.harvard.edu/fall-2019-postdoctoral-fellowship

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Deadline: 01/17/2019

Location: Harvard University