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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Public Policy Graduate Program

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest (including discussion of specialized policy area), a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and evidence of quality teaching, and two letters of references. Candidates will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Candidates using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by April 2, 2018. However, the program will continue to consider applications until this position is filled. Questions and inquiries about this position should be directed to Kevin J. McMahon, director of the graduate program in Public Policy.

Posting Details

Position Information

Title Postdoctoral Fellow in the Public Policy Graduate Program
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track Non Tenure Track
Faculty Rank Post-doctorate Fellow
Open Date 02/20/2018
Close Date 04/02/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary

The Graduate Program in Public Policy at Trinity College invites applications for a new postdoctoral fellowship in Public Policy. This is a two-year appointment to teach and conduct research for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence in the Hartford area, and teach one graduate course and a graduate policy practicum each academic year. In addition to pursuing his/her own independent research agenda, the fellow will be expected to write a policy report for the think tank CT21@Trinity on an issue in his/her area of expertise, contribute to the advising of graduate students, and actively participate in the intellectual life of Trinity College.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in political science or public policy or any other related discipline, earned in the past three years, or should have a reasonable expectation of completing the Ph.D. by August 2018.

Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits, plus modest research fund.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a letter of interest (including discussion of specialized policy area), a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and evidence of quality teaching, and two letters of references.

Candidates will be asked to list contact information for reference providers, including email addresses. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where he or she must go to upload a letter of recommendation. Candidates using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive with full consideration given to those received by April 2, 2018. However, the program will continue to consider applications until this position is filled.

Questions and inquiries about this position should be directed to Kevin J. McMahon, director of the graduate program in Public Policy.

Posting Number F00100

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Sample of Scholarly Writing
  4. Sample syllabi
Optional Documents