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Postdoctoral Researcher at the rank of Instructor – Political Science/Political Economy

The University of Chicago

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The University of Chicago
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Postdoctoral Researcher at the rank of Instructor – Political Science/Political Economy

Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago, IL

Nov 11, 2022


Description

The Harris School of Public Policy seeks postdoctoral researchers in political science or political economy. 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: apply.interfolio.com/117525 . Applicants must upload: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) one writing sample; 3) teaching statement; 4) research statement; and 5) 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 12, 2022. No applications will be accepted after May 1, 2023.


All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


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