Research Scientist

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JOB TITLE
Research Scientist

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Social Science & Policy Studies - NFR JM

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Work with Rob Krueger on several research projects and support him in his lab. Co-edit a special issue of the journal Frontiers in Sustainable Cities. Carry out fieldwork (with teams on the ground) to identify the nuances of local economies in Africa. Research projects will make significant contributions to scholarship. They will also have significant impact on the ground in West Africa, initially.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Work with Rob Krueger on several research projects and support him in his lab. Co-edit a special issue of the journal Frontiers in Sustainable Cities. Carry out fieldwork (with teams on the ground) to identify the nuances of local economies in Africa. Research projects will make significant contributions to scholarship. They will also have significant impact on the ground in West Africa, initially.

Candidate will advise at the Ghana Project Center in C term, teach sociology (SOC 1202) remotely in C-Term, and will be able to choose or create a course to teach in D-term

Candidate must have scholarly contributions and standing in the field of sociology and African Studies, as well as multiple publications around those topics.

FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Research-Scientist_R0001094

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.





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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 10/21/2020
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