Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society, Fall 2023

Job Details

General Information

Chapman University’s Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society (IRES) invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the economics of religion to start Fall 2023 and continue for up to two years. Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The university achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Argyros School of Business and Economics. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about the university and IRES is available https://www.chapman.edu/research/institutes-and-centers/institute-religion-economics-society/index.aspxThe University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.

Qualifications

We are seeking candidates whose research interests/projects will be enhanced through the work of the IRES. Eligible candidates for the postdoctoral position will have completed their Ph.D. between August 1, 2020 and August 1, 2023. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant's previous accomplishments, the promise of the proposed research project, and the likelihood that the project will be enhanced by being carried out at IRES.

Responsibilities

We aim to support highly promising young scholars doing research that links the study of religion to economics, political science, or sociology. Candidates selected will conduct research in at least one of these fields while at Chapman. They will also be expected to attend seminars, give at least one talk on their research, and assist with other IRES activities.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates may electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research paper, and one letter of recommendation to [email protected] Please use “Post Doc Position” as the email subject line.Deadline for receipt of materials is February 18, 2023. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Organization

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of Western universities, by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and ground-breaking teaching. The University is classified by Carnegie as an R-2 research institution; Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information is available at https://www.chapman.edu/ 

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at https://www.chapman.edu/diversity.

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