Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Vanderbilt University’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) seeks up to three Postdoctoral Scholars to conduct research on political institutions, opinion or behavior during the 2019-20 academic year.
Applications are welcome from scholars who have received or will receive their doctoral degrees between September 1, 2016, and August 1, 2019, for year-long appointments beginning September 1, 2019. There is no teaching requirement associated with these positions, but Postdoctoral Scholars will be expected to spend a few hours per week contributing to the Center’s ongoing research projects. Successful candidates will receive competitive salary, health care benefits, office space, computing resources, and a research fund.
Candidates should submit a vita and a cover letter describing your research project, what you hope to accomplish while at CSDI, and why spending time at Vanderbilt would provide a useful setting for that research. A graduate school transcript, a writing sample, and letters of reference are also required. Applicants should submit materials electronically via Interfolio athttps://apply.interfolio.com/57781 . Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received before January 18, 2019.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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