opportunities: postdoc

UC Davis School of Education Postdoc Position

The School of Education of the University of California, Davis seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher.  This opportunity is funded by the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and focuses on the domain of public participation in scientific research (PPSR) as a tool to promote science learning, environmental stewardship, and civic engagement.  This is a two-year position ending June 30, 2017 and contracted on a yearly basis.  The start date is before the beginning of the fall quarter (September 21, 2015).  An August start date is preferable.

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Marilyn J. Gittell Visiting Prof/Post-doc Flwshp

The Marilyn J. Gittell Visiting Professorship/ Post-doctoral Fellowship, established in honor of the late Political Science Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is for a social science Ph.D. working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, especially research focused on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, and community practices, both domestically and abroad. This is a 1-year fellowship, with the potential for one 1-year renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2016, in Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies, or a related field. Continue reading

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity with CCREC

The Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California (CCREC) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scholar for a Spencer Foundation funded project on ethical issues in community-based research, under the direction of Ronald D. Glass, CCREC PI/Director and Professor of Philosophy of Education. The Postdoctoral Scholar will assist in the development of a casebook on the ethical issues in collaborative community-based research, in the preparation policy briefs in relation to the codes of ethics of professional associations of researchers (such as the American Anthropological Association, American Educational Research Association, and American Sociological Association), in the organization of an invitational conference on the ethical issues in collaborative community-based research, and participate in CCREC seminars, colloquia, and training projects as related to the Spencer Foundation funded work. See for more information about CCREC.

Review of applications will begin on March 17, 2014. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date.

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