Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Position ID:Vandy-PSCI-VU-CSDIPDF17 [#8675]
Position Title: CSDI Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37203, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/12/06, finished 2017/04/11)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Political Science, Vanderbilt University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) at Vanderbilt University's Department of Political Science seeks applicants for up to three (3) Post-doctoral Scholars to support research on political institutions, opinion or behavior. 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, 2017. These positions involve a year of supported research at Vanderbilt University starting September 1, 2017. There is no teaching requirement associated with the appointment, but there may be some research associated with the mission of the Center as part of the fellowship. It would be no more than a few hours per week. Successful candidates will be given a competitive salary, health care benefits, office space, computing resources, and a research fund.

Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty. Vanderbilt is an AA/EO employer and particularly encourages applications from minorities and women.

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 at Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8675). Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received before January 15, 2017.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
230 Appleton Place
PMB 505
Nashville, TN 37203-5721

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