Social Science Postdoctoral Fellow (Environment and Development)
The Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations and the Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP) Program at the College of William and Mary invite applicants for a two-year post doctoral position, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The position is open to candidates from all the social sciences. The successful candidate will have expertise in either international development policy or environmental policy. Having research or teaching expertise/interests at the intersection of environment and development is preferred, but not necessary. The post doctoral fellow will be mentored (in research and teaching) by senior scholars at the Institute and ENSP, will have time to work on his/her own research, teach one class per semester (including some team teaching), mentor undergraduates in publication-quality research experiences, and contribute to ongoing research projects at the Institute. The successful candidate would have access to the Project Level Aid (PLAID) database of foreign aid projects and would be included in collaborative research projects using that data.
The College of William & Mary, the second oldest university in the United States, is one of the nation's most selective institutions. It enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate and professional school students. Compensation includes salary ($43,000-$50,000) a research budget, travel budget, and computer. Fellowship period begins in summer 2009. Application materials include a letter of application, a current CV, a statement of research interests, copy of transcripts, at least three letters of recommendation, a statement summarizing teaching experience and philosophy, and samples of scholarly writing. Please send materials to Michael J. Tierney, Director, Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, College of William & Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795. If you have questions, email to email@example.com. Review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. The College of William & Mary is an EEO/AA employer.