Postdoc opportunities at Brown: population/space

There are postdoctoral research possibilities for new PhDs at Brown University through the Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC).  The PSTC has at least two openings for one or two-year postdoctoral positions starting as early as July 1, 2014.  One position is for a Postdoctoral Research Associate and the other is for an NICHD-Funded Postdoctoral Fellow. NICHD-Funded Postdoctoral Fellow candidates must be United States Citizens, Non-Citizen Nationals of the United States, or must have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence at the time of application.   For a full description and application, click here. 

I am particularly interested in applications from population-oriented scholars who focus on spatial questions.  In my own research I expect to be working intensively with newly released 1940 census microdata that I plan to geocode for major U.S. cities and use as a basis for studying the class and racial/ethnic bases of neighborhoods and neighborhood segregation.  A major concern (given that I will use point data for individuals) is to understand the spatial scale of neighborhoods.

 I would be glad to correspond with prospective applicants about serving as their mentor at PSTC.  They would be expected to follow their own research agenda and they could also participate in the 1940 project.  Please forward this note to people who might have an interest in it.

 Best regards,

John Logan

John R. Logan, Professor of Sociology
Director, Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences
Department of Sociology, Box 1916
Brown University
Providence, RI   02912
This entry was posted by John Logan on November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized