Academic/Faculty, Public Policy/Public Administration
The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) in the Department of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers University-Camden invites applications from scholars in public policy or related disciplines for a post-doctoral residential fellowship during the 2019-2020 academic year. The Fellow should have an active research agenda relating to the demographic distribution of poverty across the United States; public policies aimed at addressing poverty and spatial inequalities; housing and community development; and/or local research on existing strategies towards a fair, equitable society. The Fellow will be expected to work on scholarly publications related to this agenda, both individually and in collaboration with Center Director Paul Jargowsky and/or other Rutgers-Camden faculty.
The fellow will also have administrative responsibilities within CURE, such as: assisting in identifying funding opportunities; writing grant applications for CURE research projects; and conducting research projects, including supervising students, analyzing data, and writing project reports. Further, the Fellow will assist with organizing CURE research seminars and other events aimed at disseminating knowledge, convening scholars in the field, and engaging in the discourse on poverty, inequality, and related public policy initiatives. Depending on the Fellow's interests and departmental needs, the Fellow may teach up to one course per semester.
The fellow will receive a stipend of $52,000, a research allocation of $2,000, and Rutgers University health benefits.
To apply, please provide a CV, a 1,500-word summary of research interests and plans for the year, and a list of references. All applications must be received by March 15, 2019.
Minimum Education and Experience:
The Fellow should have an active research agenda relating to the demographic distribution of poverty across the United States; public policies aimed at addressing poverty and spatial inequalities; housing and community development; and/or local research on existing strategies towards a fair, equitable society.
Posting Number: 19FA1158
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 85302
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