School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Scientist (pez130920)
The University of Texas at Dallas seeks applications for postdoctoral fellows in support of its research programs in the broad area of the Social Sciences, including economics, geographic information systems, political science, public administration, sociology, criminology, and educational research. Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in a relevant field, a record of scholarly productivity appropriate to his or her history and discipline, a minimum of 3 - 5 years of extensive experience working with large data sets, and experience in supervising and/or collaborating with other researchers. Appointments vary in length between one and three years; specific start dates are negotiable. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research interfaces with existing research projects or that cross disciplinary lines.
The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences engages postdoctoral fellows to engage in extramural research in support of existing research programs and to assist in mentoring promising graduate students at all levels of expertise. Successful candidates may also engage in independent research projects. Some fellows may also be required to teach primarily at the main campus, although some courses may be taught at other locations throughout the Metroplex. Courses are offered between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. and may include lecture, laboratory, seminar, and distance education formats, among others.
Review of applicants will occur as specific needs dictate. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application. Official transcripts must be submitted to the Faculty Records Office prior to the first day of official employment for those applicants selected to teach at the University.
Please note that should you choose to apply for more than one position across school or departmental lines, you will need to submit a separate application for each position. Applications submitted for this position will be valid through August 2014, at which time all application materials will be archived and new positions will be posted for the new academic year.
Curriculum vitae, a letter of application with a summary of research history, research interests and descriptions of educational background and teaching experience, and at least three letters of reference should be submitted via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.
Posted on: Sep 25, 2013
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