Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dispute Resolution and Research Center (DRRC) - 35086

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Evanston, ILLINOIS
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University


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The Management and Organizations (MORS) Department of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position within the Dispute Resolution and Research Center (DRRC). The primary criterion for acceptance is research excellence relevant to conflict or cooperation, broadly defined. The position is slated to start in August or September of 2019 and last for approximately two years. Salary is competitive, and the position will have access to research funding, including for independent projects.


Applicants must have completed a PhD in a social science discipline (e.g., organizational behavior, sociology, psychology, economics)—or in a related discipline that can inform the social sciences (e.g., a “big data” discipline)—prior to the beginning of the fellowship. The Fellow position will conduct original research with one or more faculty members in the MORS department, and applicants are encouraged to identify one or more faculty members with whom they would be interested in collaborating. The Fellow is expected to become actively involved in the MORS and DRRC intellectual communities, by regularly participating in colloquia, workshops, and research seminars. The Fellow is also welcome to audit PhD courses.


For more information about faculty interests and the job posting, please visit the MORS department and the DRRC websites. Further inquiries about the position can be directed to .


For full consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, January 31, 2019. You will be asked to submit (1) a current CV and (2) a research statement that makes clear how your work is relevant to conflict or cooperation, and (3) up to two publications or manuscripts. You will also be asked to provide the name and contact information for 2-3 people who will submit recommendation letters on your behalf.


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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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