Job Title: Research Associate (Post-doctoral Fellow)
Job ID: 22233
Location: Graduate Center
Conducts academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.
Develops research plans and proposals and participates in acquiring funding
Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data
Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings
Collaborates with internal and external colleagues
Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct as defined by the University and relevant outside parties
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Graduate Center, CUNY is the focal point for advanced teaching and research at The City University of New York (CUNY), the nation's largest urban public university. With over 35 doctoral and master's programs of the highest caliber, the Graduate Center fosters pioneering research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and prepares students for careers in universities and the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. The Graduate Center's commitment to research and scholarship for the public good is exemplified by its more than 30 centers, institutes, and initiatives, including its Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), a 200,000 square-foot facility in upper Manhattan, designed to promote collaboration among scientists in five areas of global research and innovation: nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences.
The Graduate Center (GC) benefits from highly ambitious and diverse students and alumni—who in turn teach hundreds of thousands of undergraduates every year. Through its public programs, the Graduate Center enhances New York City's intellectual and cultural life.
The PublicsLab at the Graduate Center announces a post-doctoral fellowship for a recent PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences who wishes to pursue an entrepreneurial venture that draws on their training in the academy. Since 2018, the PublicsLab has encouraged doctoral students and faculty to engage in scholarship that is accessible to the public, deepens our understanding of burning issues, and spurs social change. The PublicsLab also supports the training of doctoral students for a variety of careers, in and beyond the academy, and addresses broader issues of equity and inclusion within the academy.
The PublicsLab regularly sponsors workshops, events, conferences, fellowships, internships, and departmental grants, and serves as a resource for the CUNY community. For more information, please see our website: https://publicslab.gc.cuny.edu/
The Postdoctoral fellow will report to Dr. Stacy Hartman, director of the PublicsLab. This position is for 1 year.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Develops a business plan for an organization or business, based on the skills, training, and knowledge acquired through PhD;
Pursues a related research agenda;
Be an active participant in the PublicsLab and attends events;
Develops a workshop series on entrepreneurship for doctoral and master's students;
Provides mentorship and guidance to graduate students interested in humanities entrepreneurship;
Interacts with graduate students, PublicsLab practitioners, and other members of the PublicsLab community
Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability.
The successful candidate should possess the following:
Doctoral degree in a humanities or humanistic social
Doctorate degree in hand by the start of the fellowship, August 25, 2021 but be no more than five years beyond the granting of the PhD.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on "Apply Now" below which will bring you to the registration screen. If you are a new user, you must register to apply. If you already have a user ID, please use your existing ID to apply.
The following are all required:
Resume or CV (up to 3 pages)
Proposal for the business or organization you wish to develop, including how it connects to the work you did in your PhD studies (up to 4 pages)
Contact details for three (3) professional references, including the name, title, and
organization of each referee, their telephone numbers and email addresses.
Please upload all documents as one file as a PDF.
April 16, 2021
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22233
About CUNY Graduate Center
A graduate school of arts and sciences, a hub of some 30 centers of applied and theoretical research, and a platform for performance, discussion and debate, the Graduate Center is a community of students, scholars, and researchers dedicated to the idea that learning is a public good. The GC is home to a core faculty of approximately 140 teachers and mentors. The faculty is enhanced by more than 1,600 faculty from across the CUNY colleges, as well as from cultural, academic, and scientific institutions throughout New York City and beyond.