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This page includes job openings as well as fellowship or grant opportunities that may be of interest to DCSS members. Please see the linked website or the designated contact for more information. These items are provided for information only and are not endorsed or administered by DCSS.

Opportunities

  • February 06, 2024 5:30 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Updated RFA with new deadline of February 26, 2024

    The Network on Education, Biosocial Pathways, and Dementia across Diverse Populations (EdDem), funded by the National Institute on Aging, announces their 2024 request for pilot proposals that will advance science in the education-dementia relationship. EdDem is a research network that aims to advance scientific understanding of how education relates to dementia by exploring the socioeconomic, social, psychological, and biological mechanisms that shape resilience and risk and if these patterns differ by race, ethnicity, gender, or geography.

    Complete information and application instructions are at the link above. You may also contact Jennifer Doiron (ebddp_network@umd.edu) for more information.
  • February 01, 2024 10:00 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Sociology Department at George Washington University is looking for instructors to teach (1) Sociology of Law and (2) special topic courses in Criminal Justice/Criminology for Fall 2024.

    If interested, please email your CV to Hiromi Ishizawa, the Department Chair at ishizawa@gwu.edu.

  • February 01, 2024 9:30 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. The Director of Public Health Workforce Research leads research on the academic public health enterprise and its role in workforce training and credentialing. This position oversees the development, implementation, and evolution of ASPPH members’ My Institutional Reporting, ASPPH Analytics, and ASPPH Insights as well as public health workforce research to monitor and communicate trends and to forecast training needs.

    Applications will be accepted through February 16, 2024.

    For more information on the position, see the online listing. Other positions at ASPPH are currently available.

  • January 27, 2024 5:15 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Johns Hopkins University is seeking an Associate Director, Civic Learning for the Center for Social Concern (CSC), housed on the Homewood Campus. The CSC fosters a lifelong commitment to active citizenship by integrating education, action, and reflection into community-focused programming for Hopkins’ students within Baltimore City.

    Associate Director Civic Learning


  • January 27, 2024 4:39 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is accepting applications for its International Programs Fellowship at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Fellowship is a full-time position lasting for two years and will begin in summer 2024. The Fellowship is sponsored and managed by PRB and funded through the PROPEL Health Project. The Fellow will work within USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health located in Washington, D.C., which works to advance and support voluntary family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide. The Fellowship is intended for recent graduates with a B.A. or B.S.; candidates with advanced degrees are ineligible and should not apply.

    All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted by February 23, 2024.

    Complete information is on the application website

  • January 27, 2024 4:31 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Mirror Group is searching for Fellows that will use their historical archival research, policy analysis, Census and local administrative data analysis, and/or community advocacy experience to support an expansion of a local regional history project in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area (DMV) funded by a funder collaborative. The ideal candidates will have subject matter expertise, research competencies, and lived experience (including local residence) in Washington DC and/or the surrounding Maryland and Virginia counties.

    These are part-time, 2-year fellowship positions from January 2024-December 2025 that require work to be performed both on-site and remotely in Washington, DC and the surrounding counties of Maryland (Montgomery, Prince George’s) and Northern Virginia (Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax).

    Priority will be given to applications received by February 6, 2024.

    See complete information using this Google Drive link

  • January 27, 2024 4:26 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Energy Analysis Environmental Impacts (ETA) Division has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow.

    In this role, you will conduct research related to social and economic impacts and acceptance of large-scale renewable energy throughout the U.S., including both wind energy and solar energy.  The research will focus on procedural and distributive justice, with special consideration of both urban and rural historically disadvantaged communities.

    See full details at the application website

  • January 27, 2024 4:17 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Racial Equity Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. Spencer will be accepting applications for projects ranging from one to five years with budgets up to $75,000.

    Intent to Apply Form Deadline: May 29, 2024

    Full information is on the Spencer website.

  • January 27, 2024 4:11 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic, political and behavioral sciences to pursue their data analysis and writing while in residence at the foundation’s headquarters in New York City.

    The foundation annually awards 15 to 17 Visiting Scholar fellowships. Applicants must be at least two years beyond the Ph.D. when applying.

    Applications for the 2025-2026 year are due June 25, 2024.

    For more information, check the RSF website

  • January 17, 2024 5:30 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Call for Proposals Extended Deadline: March 4, 2024

    The American Educational Research Association Fellowship Program on the Study of Deeper Learning is accepting research proposals until March 4, 2024. With funding from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, this Fellowship supports postdoctoral and early career scholars in education research using the Deeper Learning data collected by the American Institutes for Research. These data include a wealth of information about students, schools, and teachers in the sample of Deeper Learning high schools. 

    The AERA-SDL Fellowship Call for Proposals and further program information is available on the AERA website.

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