Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Sociology, African and African American Studies, and the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy. The position is located at Seigle Hall. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts and Sciences.
The Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking candidates for one postdoctoral (non-tenure track) position. This is a one-year postdoctoral fellowship (with possible renewal for one additional year). The Department of Sociology may propose teaching (not to exceed one course per academic year) as part of the fellow’s duties. The start date can be negotiated but must begin no earlier than July 1, 2018 and no later than September 1, 2018.
We seek to recruit a postdoctoral scholar with considerable skills and experience in database development, historical and quantitative methods (including, ideally, programming in R), and archival data-gathering. Experience with, and knowledge of, our particular substantive foci - including population health and/or the political histories of the regions encompassed by the project would be a benefit as well.
A Ph.D. in Sociology, African American Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Public Health or a related field.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Completed applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. The application deadline is March 23, 2018.
Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically. Please visit the Washington University Human Resources web page (http://hr.wustl.edu/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx) and search for job requisition number 39474. Candidates should create an account, complete the application form and upload a CV and supporting materials. Please follow the directions below for uploading documents to your profile.
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