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Postdoctoral Fellow (EXPIRED)

Political Economy Project, Dartmouth College

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS social/political philosophy, ethics, and/or history of political thought
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Job description


The Political Economy Project (PEP) at Dartmouth College seeks applications for a one-year renewable postdoctoral fellowship from those working on social/political philosophy, ethics, and/or history of political thought, all broadly construed. PEP is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on normative questions at the intersection of politics, economics, and philosophy. The majority of the fellow’s time will be devoted to independent research. The fellow will teach two courses per year in either the Government or Philosophy Departments, at least one of which will be an introductory-level course related to political economy. The fellow is expected to attend and actively assist in planning PEP events and otherwise participate in PEP's intellectual life and the Government Department or Philosophy Department during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. The selected candidate will hold an appointment as a Lecturer in either the Government Department or Philosophy Department and as a Postdoctoral Fellow in PEP. The initial appointment will be for one academic year, with the expectation of renewal for one further year assuming good performance. The fellow will also join the broader community of postdoctoral research fellows that includes the Dartmouth Society of Fellows, the John Sloan Dickey Fellows, the Neukom Institute Fellows, the Rockefeller Center Fellows, the Quantitative and Social Sciences Fellows, and the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences. The salary is competitive and includes benefits.

Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in diverse applicants who can work effectively with an inclusive and diverse student body, faculty, and staff.  Dartmouth is made up of individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), women, individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+, individuals with disabilities, veterans, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and first-generation college students and graduates.

Applicants should state in their cover letter, or a separate statement, how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. prior to September 15, 2021.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit via Interfolio a cover letter, current CV, writing sample (approximately 20-25 pages), statement of research (no more than 3 pages), three confidential letters of recommendation, and teaching portfolio. A successful candidate will show evidence of outstanding scholarship, effective teaching, and the ability to contribute to the interdisciplinary initiative of the Political Economy Project.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure the fullest consideration, applications should be complete and received by November 15, 2020.

For administrative questions about the application, please email [email protected].

How to apply
Application type Online
We are only accepting applications via Interfolio.
Web address to apply https://apply.interfolio.com/77936%20
Email to apply
Hard deadline November 15, 2020, 6:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://apply.interfolio.com/77936%20
Contact name Political Economy Project
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Time created August 13, 2020, 5:31pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 15, 2020, 6:59pm EST
Expired on November 16, 2020, 7:46pm EST
Last updated January 17, 2021, 3:00pm UTC
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