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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.


  • November 29, 2023 5:22 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Humanities Policy Fellowship provides an opportunity for recent PhDs with training in the humanities or humanistic social sciences to learn about a career in public policy and administration. While in residence, the Humanities Policy Fellow serves as a full-time member of the staff, contributing to ongoing Academy projects in the Humanities, Arts, and Culture program area. Work for the fellow will include data analysis and interpretation for the Humanities Indicators. which tracks and reports information about the health of the field, as well as development of new activities, including a forthcoming project on cultural institutions and their communities.

    Applications for the 2024–2026 Fellowship due by January 31, 2024.

    Read complete information online.

  • November 22, 2023 4:21 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Dissertation Research Grants program supports innovative and high-quality dissertation research that addresses questions relevant to any of RSF’s priority areas: Behavioral Science and Decision Making in Context; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; and Social, Political, and Economic Inequality. 

    The proposal deadline for the third round of grants is February 1, 2024, for funding starting in Summer 2024. RSF program staff will host an informational webinar about applying for a Dissertation Research Grant on January 9, 2024, at 2:00 pm (ET). Register for the webinar here.

    Learn more about the Dissertation Research Grants program here.

  • November 22, 2023 11:42 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The University of Mississippi NSF REU site project immerses students in a 10-week summer research experience where they learn and put into practice interdisciplinary methods to study race, power, and the politics of place within the American South. Participants will work alongside of and learn from an interdisciplinary group of faculty, receiving hands-on instruction in research design, data collection, and data analysis. Additionally, students will participate in faculty-directed research projects that focus on understanding how race, place, and power intersect, with a special emphasis on how to conceptualize, operationalize, and study these concepts through an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological perspective.

    Application deadline is December 1.

    See the complete description online.

  • November 14, 2023 4:40 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Rangel Program is a U.S. State Department program administered by Howard University that seeks to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers as diplomats in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The Program seeks individuals interested in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing U.S. foreign policy. The Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.

    The Summer Enrichment Program for undergraduate students covers the costs for tuition, travel, housing, and two meals per day as well as a stipend of $3,300.

    Applications are due February 6, 2024 

  • November 14, 2023 4:33 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Arnold Ventures Criminal Justice Innovation Fellowships will support five post-doctoral fellows who are pursuing policy-relevant causal research designed to innovate and evaluate cost-effective and scalable policy solutions that advance the efficacy and equity of criminal justice practices. 

    Fellows will need to have received a Ph.D. no earlier than September 2019 and no later than September 2024. Fellows may reside in a location of their choosing. Fellows residing in the United States will receive salaries of $120,000 with full benefits and annual salary increases. Fellows may choose to reside outside of the United States and receive fellowship stipends of $120,000.

    The deadline to submit fellowship applications is January 15, 2024.

    Full information is on the Social Science Research Council website.

  • November 09, 2023 2:24 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    This Survey Statistician is located in The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES).

    As a statistical agency located within the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, NCSES is responsible for statistical data on the following broad areas:

    • Research and development
    • The science and engineering workforce
    • U.S. competitiveness in science, engineering, technology, and R&D
    • The condition and progress of STEM education in the United States

    Applications close November 29

    See the complete listing on USA Jobs

  • November 09, 2023 2:19 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Phi Beta Kappa Society national office in Washington, DC is looking for three part-time interns to work on a variety of projects in three different departments: Communications, Events & Advocacy, and Programs & Member Engagement.

    Remote work is possible. The preferred start date is Monday, January 22 2024. Apply online by Sunday, November 19, 2023.

  • November 09, 2023 2:15 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Phi Beta Kappa is now accepting online applications for its Key into Public Service scholarship. The program connects undergraduate arts and sciences majors with pathways into local, state, and federal government service. The Society will select 20 successful applicants who will receive $5,000 academic scholarships and participate in an educational conference experience in Washington, D.C. that will provide them with training, mentoring, and resources on pathways into public service careers. Phi Beta Kappa membership is not required, but students must attend a Phi Beta Kappa chapter institution and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. 

    Interested students can learn more and apply online until January 22, 2024, at PBK.org/ServiceScholarsApp.

  • November 09, 2023 2:09 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics at the University of Michigan is now accepting applications for a visiting fellow for the 2024‒25 academic year. The fellowship provides an early-career social scientist with funded time to pursue their research in an intellectual community with a culture of engagement and collaboration. Applications are due by December 1, 2023. For more information, please visit the website.

  • November 08, 2023 2:04 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Evidence Action is a global nonprofit organization with an approach distinctive in international development: they exclusively scale interventions that are backed by strong evidence and can be delivered with exceptional cost-effectiveness. The MLE Strategy team optimizes Evidence Action’s evidence-based, cost-effective programming through versatile and right-fit monitoring and evaluation solutions and insights. 

    The Senior Manager will play a key role in supporting Evidence Action’s DtWI and IFA Supplementation programs. They will manage the global MLE work for these programs with guidance from the DtWI and IFA Program Directors. This role will be located in Washington DC.

    The full position description is online

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