Employment Announcements

Academic Positions

  • Penn Humanities Forum
    University of Pennsylvania
    October 15, 2017
    The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (late August–May) in residence at Penn.
    For the 2018-19 academic year, our topic will be Stuff (see Call for Applications below). The Fellowship carries a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in either the fall or the spring semester in addition to conducting their research.
    The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible). The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
    Date posted: 5/16/2017 | View listing
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  • Social Policy & Practice
    December 31, 2017
    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network Administrator at the School of Social Policy & Practice. The Network Administrator, will direct the day-to-day operations of the center and will support the establishment of the Sloan ADRF Network through the following three, key activities: (1) developing a network governance process, (2) organizing annual PI meetings and network conferences, and (3) creating a communications plan that includes a website and monthly newsletter. The Network Coordinator is expected to establish collegial and collaborative relationships with researchers and faculty at the Penn Population Studies Center. Here is an in-depth description of this position.
    Date posted: 12/22/2016 | View listing
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Post-doctoral Positions

  • International Food Policy Research Institute
    August 2, 2017
    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) or Research Fellow (RF) for a two (2) year, fixed term, renewable appointment in its Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSG). Working within a multidisciplinary research team the ARF/RF will contribute to the IFPRI’s Malawi Strategy Support Program by conducting research and capacity building activities.
    The ARF/RF will be expected to lead IFPRI Malawi’s research theme on ‘Social Safety Nets and Breaking the Cycle of Hunger’. S/he will perform various tasks, ranging from analysis of nationally representative, household surveys, design and analysis of small-scale mixed methods research, impact evaluation, and the targeting of social protection programs.  The ARF will also play a key role in supporting evidence-based policy analysis and communications in Malawi and contribute to ongoing debates on the operation and design of humanitarian response programs. This position is based at IFPRI’s Malawi office located in Lilongwe.
    Date posted: 7/12/2017 | View listing
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  • Penn Humanities Forum
    University of Pennsylvania
    October 15, 2017
    The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (late August–May) in residence at Penn.
    For the 2018-19 academic year, our topic will be Stuff (see Call for Applications below). The Fellowship carries a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in either the fall or the spring semester in addition to conducting their research.
    The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible). The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
    Date posted: 5/16/2017 | View listing
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Summer Internships / Temporary Employment

  • The Data Incubator
    September 11, 2017 - 9:00am - November 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
    September 11, 2017
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.
    Date posted: 7/12/2017 | View listing
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