Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate in American Political Economy - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2323

The Department of Political Science and the Thomas W. Smith Institute for Political Economy at Miami University is searching for a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate in American Political Economy.  The position will begin in the 2016-2017 academic year.


This position will provide advising and assistance to the Thomas W. Smith Institute and the Miami University Janus Forum; teach one course per term, including (1) an introductory or more advanced course on American political economy and political-economic thought, or on a topic related to the enduring legacy of the Framers of the American constitution, and (2) a course related to the research expertise of the candidate.  Duration of appointment is negotiable, 9 to 12 months.

Minimum Qualifications

For appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow:  Ph.D. in political science, economics, or related field, earned December 2014 through July 2016.

For appointment as Research Associate:  Ph.D. expected no later than August 2017. 

Special Instructions to Applicant

If available, but not required, upload sample publication/research & evidence of teaching effectiveness as an “other” document. Three letters of reference are required & should be emailed to

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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