Postdoctoral Associate in Sociology

Yale University in Connecticut

Deadline December 31, 2013
Date Posted November 25, 2013
Type Post-doc
Salary 39263-39264
Employment Type Full-time

Sociology: The Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship for one or two years, to start in Fall 2014. CIQLE is one of four research centers in the Sociology department at Yale University. The center hosts a weekly seminar, thematic conferences, and regular methods workshops. It also hosts senior and junior visiting scholars from the US and overseas. The core Sociology faculty fellows of the Center are Richard Breen, Lloyd Grieger, Vida Maralani, Andrew Papachristos, and Christopher Wildeman. Their research covers topics such as inequality, intergenerational mobility, gender inequalities, education, health inequality, incarceration, crime, and poverty and social welfare policy. CIQLE members undertake international and comparative research as well as research focusing on the US. Applicants should be interested in quantitative empirical research on social inequality and expect to use 50% of their time for research collaboration with CIQLE faculty. Current stipends are approximately $39,264 per year plus benefits. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment but not earlier than 2010. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vita, a 2 to 5 page description of your postdoctoral research plans, and a writing sample electronically to elisabeth.kennedy@yale.edu, and arrange for two confidential letters of reference to be sent to the same address. The deadline for applications is Dec. 31, 2013. For more information, see http://www.yale.edu/ciqle/ or contact richard.breen@yale.edu. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and values diversity among its faculty, students and staff, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

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