Senior Research Associate: Research Department | Center for Court Innovation

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New York, NY, US

The research department seeks a Principal or Senior Research Associate, who could play a leading role on multiple studies involving fieldwork and the rigorous use of qualitative methods. Depending on the skills and qualifications of the successful applicant, projects may include at least two of the following: an ethnographic study of firearms violence among residents in multiple New York City neighborhoods; a randomized controlled trial of a school-based restorative justice intervention for high school students involved in disciplinary incidents; an evaluation of efforts to improve defendant perceptions of fairness in a local criminal court; and a multi-site national evaluation of efforts to improve litigant perceptions of fairness in child support cases. If the successful applicant also brings strong quantitative research skills, participation in projects concerning the use of jail and prison in New York City and elsewhere are possible. While not required, Spanish language skills are also a plus.

Postdoctoral Researcher: Locally Specific Architectures | Oslo School of Architecture and Design

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Oslo, Norway

The Institute of Architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) seeks a full time postdoctoral researcher, with a special focus on locally specific architectures that are based on the given local conditions and circumstances such as environment, resources and cultural patterns of articulating and using space, while considering related aspects of construction, structures and materials. The Institute seeks to refine and develop a unique research environment on an international level. As part of this effort the institute acknowledges the increasing significance of a well-developed approach to architecture as a response to local terrain, climate, and other relevant regimes of the local physical environment, while building on useful insights and approaches in local architectural history from a performance perspective.


Postdoctoral Fellow: East Asia and the Americas | Columbia University

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New York, NY, US

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for its 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellowship on “Global Circuits” through the Dorothy Borg Research Program. The Institute is searching for a postdoctoral scholar who studies a region in East Asia or the Americas from the disciplines of literature, history, religion, or art history/material culture studies, and whose research involves primary sources (archival, material and/or digital) from both East Asian and American archives. We seek candidates who are able to teach transnational and/or global issues relating to the Americas and East Asia, involving both East Asian and American materials in the classroom. The ability to engage with digital humanities in teaching and research is preferable, though not required. The Fellow will teach one course each semester, as well as pursue his or her own research. The Fellow will also participate in collaborative projects with other Fellows, and s/he will be an active participant in day-to-day WEAI programs and events.

Instructor / Teaching Post Doc: History | Washington State University

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Pullman, WA, US

The Roots of Contemporary Issues is a history course that helps students make sense of our increasingly complex world by focusing on the deep historical roots of present-day issues in global perspective. Areas of specialty are open, but successful candidates must have graduate training that demonstrates their ability to understand historical problems in transnational, comparative, or global perspective. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to engage students in discussions on race, gender, globalization, conflict, and/or the environment. Roots of Contemporary Issues postdocs teach a 4/4 load with one preparation, which may vary depending on location.

Research Associate: Political Science | University of Washington

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Seattle, WA, US

The Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) at the University of Washington is seeking applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship on the topic of Capitalism and Comparative Racialization. We invite recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and social sciences to apply for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Refugee and Migration Studies | Carleton College

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Northfield, MN, US

Carleton College is seeking a recent Ph.D. with a specialization in transnational migration to fill our Robert A. Oden Jr. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Liberal Arts.  This fellowship is a two-year appointment for a faculty member with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The position is half-time teaching (two courses one year and three courses the next) and half-time research and writing.  Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities.  Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.  Candidates should demonstrate dedication to teaching undergraduates, an active program of research, and a willingness to engage in the broader life of the college.

Associate: Programs, Research, and Advocacy | Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

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Cambridge, MA, US

This position plays a key role in research, grantmaking and advocacy across the programmatic areas within PAA. The Associate for Programs, Research and Advocacy will work closely with other Program Leaders, the Researcher, and the Justice Building team to support UUSC’s grantmaking, advocacy campaigns, and research.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow: Architecture and the Humanities | Rice University

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Houston, TX, US

Rice University’s Humanities Research Center, in association with the School of Architecture and the Department of Art History, is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow with a terminal degree in the history or theory of modern or contemporary architecture, including urban history. This fellowship is intended to give promising early career scholars the opportunity to teach and conduct independent research in a supportive environment. Aside from developing or continuing individual or collaborative research projects, the fellow will play a pedagogic role in the School of Architecture and/or the Department of Art History, participating in the core history and theory courses and workshops at the graduate and undergraduate levels in architecture as well as teaching and informal advising of both graduate and undergraduate students in art history.

Tides and Haas Institute Fellow | Tides

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Berkeley, CA, US

This position will coordinate post-election strategy, information, research on behalf of the Haas Institute and Tides. The fellow will work with a number of stakeholders to both obtain synthesize and share information. This position will work primarily from the Haas Institute at UC Berkeley with a portion of the time at Tides in San Francisco. This position also requires extensive travel. The salary range is between 80-105k, is exempt from overtime and will serve a one year term.

Qualitative Research Associate | Fund for Public Health in New York City, Inc.

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Long Island City, NY, US

The Research and Surveillance unit conducts alcohol and drug related surveillance, program evaluation and research, maintains databases, designs research protocols, produces reports, writes scientific articles for peer review journals, and facilitates program and policy development. BADUPCT seeks one Research Associate reporting to the Qualitative Research Manager to perform research and analyses on a range of drug and alcohol related topics to support surveillance, programmatic, planning, and research activities.