Research and Sourcing Associate | Waldron

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Seattle, WA, US

Waldron is recruiting a Research & Sourcing Associate for its executive search practice who is interested in contributing to the success of a fast-pace, entrepreneurial organization. We are passionate about our work in the social sector and this is an exciting opportunity to not only make an impact in our own organization, but also in the broader community in which we work.

Data Analyst | EdBuild

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Jersey City, NJ, US

A Data Analyst, under the Data Team, will assist with independent and collaborative projects to drive forward understanding of the impact of societal and policy factors on the public education system. The Analyst will focus on the collection, analysis, and visualization of public and open source data to craft meaningful policy recommendations. This position will report directly to the Director of Data and Analysis.

Post Doctoral Fellowship: History of Science and Technology | New York University

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New York, NY, US

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship for one year in the history of science and technology, or a related field, with the possibility for renewal for a second year. The Fellowship, which will begin September 1, 2017, will include a $42,000 annual stipend, a $20,000 housing allowance, full medical benefits and assistance with relocation. The research of the successful candidate should be interdisciplinary in nature and complement the work of historians of science already at Gallatin, as we look to strengthen the history-of-science community within New York University and New York City. The successful candidate will advance their own research project, teach two undergraduate courses a year, assist in the execution and development of the NYC History of Science Group, the NYU Science and Society minor and take part in the academic life of NYU and the Gallatin School.

Riley Postdoctoral Fellowship: Canadian History | University of Winnipeg

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Winnipeg, Canada

The Department of History at The University of Winnipeg invites qualified candidates to apply for the one-year Riley Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Canadian History.  Application Deadline: 1 February 2017.  Position Start: 1 August 2017.  Value of award: $40,500, plus $1469 for Research Costs.  Riley Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to reside in Winnipeg for the duration of the award.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Humanities | Yale University

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New Haven, CT, US

Yale University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Humanities, to begin in July 2017. The Fellow will be affiliated with the interdisciplinary Program in the Humanities, a hub of new initiatives in undergraduate education. The Fellow will teach one course each semester in the Directed Studies program, an integrated set of courses in western literature, philosophy, and historical & political thought. Instructors teaching in the program take turns giving the weekly lecture to the entire program, and meet with their own smaller group of eighteen students twice each week in a seminar setting.

Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow | University College London

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London, England

The currently advertised post-doctoral Mellon research fellowship, focused on ‘Critical Area Studies and the Production of Knowledge’, is funded for one year and is embedded within a six-year themed research programme established at UCL in 2012, entitled New Horizons in Russia and Eastern Europe: A New Vision through Language-Based Area Studies.  This one-year strand will focus specifically on the production of knowledge with respect to academic practices in Area Studies.

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.