Hayward R. Alker Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate Competition
Application materials must be RECEIVED on or before JANUARY 15, 2016
The Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California invites applications from scholars who specialize in international relations and political science. This covers a wide range of topics but we are particularly eager to encourage applications from candidates engaged in scholarship related to the research activities of our faculty. The competition is open to junior scholars who will have defended a dissertation by August 1, 2016. Equivalent experience is not accepted. No English tests are required. Applications from a variety of disciplines, including the social sciences, humanities and communications are encouraged.
PREFERRED APPLICANTS: Junior Scholars who have received a Ph.D. within the last three years. Applicants MUST have attained PhD prior to date of appointment.
COMPENSATION The Center will provide a stipend, office space, USC library privileges, health insurance, $1,000 each towards moving and research expenses, and computer support.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES ALL application materials must be RECEIVED on or before JANUARY 15, 2016. To submit applications, please follow these three steps:
1) All candidates will need to apply electronically for position via USC Jobs site.
2) Please upload the following documents once you have created an account on USC jobs site:
• Curriculum vitae
• 5-7 page research proposal (single-spaced preferred)
• Cover letter
• Writing sample
3) Three confidential letters of recommendation are required
Please have your referees submit letters of recommendation directly via email on or before January 15, 2016 (we request that the letters be signed, and please include applicant name in the subject line of the email)