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London School of Economics (LSE)
Research Officer: Cohesive Capitalism Programme (2-year)
Deadline: March 8, 2024
A Research Officer for the work stream ‘Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making’, led by Prof. Alex Voorhoeve, Prof. Kai Spiekermann, and Prof. Richard Bradley, within the Cohesive Capitalism programme, funded by the Open Society Foundation. The position is tenable for 2 years, with a chance of a 1-year extension conditional on performance and if resources permit. The successful candidate will conduct innovative and significant research as part of the Cohesive Capitalism team.
The successful applicant will:
- have successfully completed or be close to completing a PhD in a relevant discipline, such as Philosophy, Political Science/Theory, or Economics by the post start date;
- have a strong research interest in interdisciplinary research that combines philosophy with the social sciences;
- have the ability to make substantial, internationally excellent, and innovative research contributions in this area, on topics relating to the ‘Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making’ workstream;
- be willing to work harmoniously and closely with team members in the interdisciplinary ‘Cohesive Capitalism’ programme;
Ideally, the successful applicant will begin in June 2024.
For more information about the Cohesive Capitalism project, please see: https://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/cohesive-capitalism/
For more information about the Cohesion and Deliberative Decision-Making workstream within the Cohesive Capitalism project, please see: https://www.lse.ac.uk/cpnss/research/cohesion-and-deliberative-decision-making
See full job description and application instructions HERE.
Arizona State University
One-year Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Economic Thought
Application Deadline: March 27, 2024
Arizona State University (ASU – Tempe) seeks applications for a one-year postdoctoral research scholar in Economic Thought, located in the Center for the Study of Economic Liberty (CSEL) and the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL). This position has an anticipated start of July 1, 2024
Relevant fields include History of Economic Thought; Philosophy, Politics and Economics; and Constitutional Political Economy. The person hired would also have the opportunity to be involved in research related to CSEL’s Doing Business project, examining business regulations across the life-cycle of business https://dbna.asu.edu/
Description: The ideal candidate will develop their own research, in addition to contributing to ongoing research of faculty mentor(s) within CSEL and SCETL. The postdoc may also have opportunities to teach in SCETL. Possible research topics include: history of economic thought; philosophy, politics and economics; and constitutional political economy. Strong writing skills, an ongoing independent research agenda and a record of presenting at national and international conferences are strongly desired. We anticipate that the postdoc will be an active participant in workshops, conferences and events at CSEL and SCETL.
This is a full time (1.0), non-tenure-track, benefits-eligible, fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) position for one-year with the potential for renewal based on funding and performance.
Salary is $70,000.
- Ph.D. by the start date of appointment. Relevant fields include History of Economic Thought; Philosophy, Politics and Economics; and Constitutional Political Economy.
- Demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, students and communities to advance the principles of the ASU Charter
- Demonstrated ongoing independent research agenda and a record of presenting at national and international conferences.
- Possible research topics include: history of economic thought; philosophy, politics and economics; and constitutional political economy. It is anticipated that the Postdoc will be an active participant in workshops, conferences and events at CSEL and SCETL.
- Demonstrated evidence of strong writing skills
- Demonstrated experience teaching in a variety of modalities
Center for the Study of Economic Liberty. The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty is creating research programs that evaluate the contribution of economic liberty to human betterment. The Center’s programs help to advance the academic and public reputation of the W.P. Carey School of Business, in which it was founded several years ago, and the newly-founded School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with which it is affiliated. For more information about the Center, please see https://csel.asu.edu.
School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership. The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership aims to create a new kind of leader, blending tradition and innovation, and exploring questions of freedom and governance. For more information about the School, please see http://scetl.asu.edu.
Application Deadline and Procedure: The application deadline is March 27, 2024; if not filled, review will continue every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Applications will be accepted through Interfolio, at: https://apply.interfolio.com/140231
1) curriculum vitae;
2) cover letter addressing your qualifications and accomplishments and future plans in research and teaching (addressed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ross B. Emmett);
3) contact information (including email addresses) for three references;
Informal inquiries and questions can be directed to Dr. Ross B. Emmett, email: Ross.Emmett@asu.edu .
Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.
A background check is required prior to employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non-discrimination policy (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.
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