How to Apply

The PSTC has multiple opportunities for postdoctoral study and training. See below for information on applying to the center's various programs.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Postdoctoral Fellow

As part of a NICHD training grant, the PSTC supports one NICHD postdoctoral fellow for two years pending successful review after the first year. As part of a research unit with a strong culture of collaboration, NICHD postdoctoral fellows are expected to spend about half of their time working independently and the other half working collaboratively with research associates.

In addition, NICHD postdoctoral fellows are expected to regularly attend the weekly PSTC colloquia, give a lecture in the colloquia series during the second year of their postdoctoral appointment, attend the Population Association of America (PAA) meetings to present a paper or poster, and submit one or more articles for publication. Postdoctoral fellows must have a PhD in Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Demography, or a related social science discipline. NICHD-funded postdoctoral fellow candidates must be United States citizens, non-citizen nationals of the United States, or must have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residency at the time of the application.

Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled (for full consideration, please submit materials by January 31, 2014).

For a full job description, required application materials, and to apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/23493

For more information contact the associate director at Leah_VanWey@brown.edu.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The aims and expectations of our postdoctoral research associate position are the same as the NICHD postdoctoral fellow position (see description above), with the exception of the citizenship and residency requirement, as this position is PSTC-funded. Non-U.S. citizens and residents are eligible.

Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled (for full consideration, please submit materials by January 31, 2014).

For a full job description, required application materials, and to apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/23493

For more information contact the associate director at Leah_VanWey@brown.edu.

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow Positions

These positions are critical to the intellectual environment and the PSTC’s burgeoning postdoctoral program, but these opportunities are on an ad-hoc basis, as funding and joint appointments become available. The PSTC is proactive in developing collaborations on campus to help support these types of positions. Recently, the center had joint postdoctoral fellows with the PSTC and the Environmental Change Initiative and the Cogut Center for the Humanities (Amy Thomas-Moran).

For information on current opportunities or if you are interested in developing a joint postdoctoral appointment, please contact the associate director at Leah_VanWey@brown.edu.