Postdoctoral Research Associate/Global Health Program
The interdisciplinary Global Health Program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson School, invites outstanding researchers to apply for appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior researcher. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course in epidemiology and advise students interested in global health. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to pursue his/her own research interests in collaboration with other affiliates from the Center for Health & Wellbeing. This appointment is for one year starting February 1, 2018. The selected candidate is expected to be in residence during the term of appointment. We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research in global health and who are working in one or more of the following fields: anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, sociology, disease ecology, global health, social and political determinants of health, vaccines. We seek candidates who innovate methodologically and who demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter (indicating relevant qualifications and plans for research and writing), a curriculum vitae, one writing sample and contact information for two references. The deadline for submission is August 11, 2017 for full consideration, however, applications will continue to be reviewed until all available positions are filled. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications in September, 2017. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. A PhD is required. Applicants who do not hold a PhD, but expect to do so by February 1, 2018, must provide documentation that the final draft of the dissertation has been submitted.