Employment

Predoctoral Fellow in the Social Sciences
 
Professor Robert Sampson in the Department of Sociology is seeking a predoctoral fellow in the social sciences who will focus on research involving crime, criminal justice, urban inequality, and social change over the life course. The fellow will support and collaborate on all aspects of an ongoing study, the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN+). For more information on the project click here. The successful candidate will assist with data cleaning and analysis, organize research meetings, help in the construction of pilot survey instruments and data collection, edit documents, write reports, and contribute to research papers. The fellow will also receive mentoring from faculty and post docs within a tight-knit research community and have access to a broad range of activities at Harvard. This position is based in the Sociology Department in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Although a full-time position is available, a commitment between 50% and full time will be considered. The desired starting date is summer or fall 2022. Appointment terms for Fellows are for one year with the potential for a second-year renewal. Preference will be given to applicants who have availability to work for two years.
 
Materials submitted by regular mail or email will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled.  For more information and to apply, please visit https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11254