Research Scientist

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Job location: Worcester


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-08
Req: R0001094
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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/10/2020
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