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Research Associate (EXPIRED)

The Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, Chapman University

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 3
Organization's reference number SA4432122
Location Orange, California, United States
Start date July 2023
Job description

The Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy at Chapman University seeks up to three two-year research associates, beginning in July 2023. Candidates in the disciplines of economics or philosophy are particularly welcome, but we will seriously consider any candidate interested in pursuing work that cuts across disciplines of social sciences and humanities more broadly.

The Smith Institute houses scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, including philosophy, economics, and literature. Its mission is to reintegrate the study of the humanities and economics, and to combine research and undergraduate education. Members of the institute are encouraged to pursue these aims by teaching innovative classes.

This is an exempt Academic Professional/ Administrator position. This position is eligible for participation in our health and welfare benefits, supplemental retirement plan, accrued sick time, vacation, and Holiday pay.


  • We seek candidates with the ability to generate and publish research of the highest quality. Research associates will also be expected to teach one course per year.
  • Design and execute research methodology.
  • Collaborate with other faculty with similar research interests.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Philosophy, Economics, or relevant field if research; or equivalent prior to beginning the position and should address in their cover letter how their research and teaching fit with the mission of the Smith Institute.
  • Knowledge of and with the ability to conduct research in experimental methods.
  • Strong writing skills and communication skills to interact with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Ability to work with confidential information.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty members and follow proper protocols and university policies and procedures.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and analytical skills to formulate and communicate findings.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills to plan, prioritize deadlines and perform multiple tasks without supervision.
  • Technical skills to learn and use enterprise skills and departmental tools.
How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://chapman.peopleadmin.com/postings/28589
Deadline for full consideration: January 1, 2023, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://www.chapman.edu/research/institutes-and-ce...
Contact name Carol Campos
Contact email
Time created October 24, 2022, 4:05pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 20, 2023, 6:17pm PST
Expired on April 20, 2023, 6:46pm PST
Last updated June 21, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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