Center for Effective Lawmaking Postdoctoral Scholar

Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Closes
Dec 14, 2018
Ref
127711307475969
Discipline
Arts & Humanities
Contract Type
Full Time
The Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. In addition to carrying out his or her own research, the appointee will collaborate with a Vanderbilt Political Science faculty member, Alan Wiseman, on research related to the Center for Effective Lawmaking. Strong quantitative, communication, and project management skills are required. Applicants with a track record of publication are strongly preferred.
Applications are welcome from scholars who have received their doctoral degrees within the three years prior to the start of the fellowship, or who will complete their PhD by August 1, 2019. These positions involve a year of supported research at Vanderbilt University starting August 16, 2019. There is no teaching requirement associated with the appointment. Successful candidates will be given a competitive salary, health care benefits, computing resources, and a research fund.
Candidates should submit a vita, a cover letter, and a two-page proposal for how you would like to contribute to the Center for Effective Lawmaking during the postdoc. Please review www.thelawmakers.org for more information about the Center. A graduate school transcript, a writing sample, and letters of reference are also required. Applicants should submit materials electronically through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/57778 . Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received before November 26, 2018.
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Category: Political Science