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The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a full-time, benefited, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Political Science. Posting Date 11/03/2022, First Consideration Date 01/09/2023, Open Until Filled. Click here for the details.

Job Offers in Political Science  (Google Search) – Regularly updated listing.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) – Regularly updated listing.


The 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is OpenThe Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 400 awards in more than 135 countries for U.S. citizens to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world. College and university faculty, as well as artists and professionals from a wide range of fields can join over 400,000 Fulbrighters who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding. Find out how to get started.National Institute for Justice Call for SolicitationsThe NIJ is currently accepting applications for funding opportunities, learn more and view the deadlines.2023 Summer Institute for Survey Research TechniquesThe 2023 Summer Institute for Survey Research Techniques (SISRT) at the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center offers high quality, state of the art, and rigorous graduate training in all phases of survey research, as well as in the use of new types of data and methods for conducting social research. The curriculum is concerned with a broad set of data sources including survey data, but also including social media posts, sensor data, and administrative records, as well as analytic methods for working with these new data sources.Courses this summer will be offered primarily by two-way, live video through a platform that supports lectures and group work. In some cases, courses are offered in a flipped format in which lectures are video recorded for students to watch on-demand and then meet with their instructor by two-way live video to discuss the lectures, readings, and problem sets. Learn more here.

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholars Fellowship for Academic Year 2024-2025 Application Deadline: June 27, 2023 (11:59 PM EST)The Visiting Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic, political and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the foundation in New York City. The fellowship period is September 1st through June 30th. The foundation annually awards up to 17 residential fellowships. Visiting Scholars must be at least two years beyond the Ph.D. at the time of application and once selected, typically work on projects related to the foundation’s core programs and special initiatives. Scholars are provided with an office at the foundation, computers and software, library access, and supplemental salary support. Scholars from outside NYC are provided with a partially-subsidized apartment near RSF. Visit our website for more information. Questions should be directed to James Wilson, Program Director.Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Call for Papers – Deadline June 30The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) and the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) request submissions to be considered for the Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award, as part of the program for WAPOR’s annual conference in 2023. Paper topics must be related to the study of multi-national/multi-cultural/multi-lingual survey research (aka 3M survey research), or to the theory and methods of 3M survey research, including statistics and statistical techniques used in such research. Submit your full paper to the WAPOR office by June 30, 2023.​​​ RSF Pipeline Grants CompetitionApplication Deadline: November 1, 2023RSF has launched a new pipeline grants competition for early-career researchers in collaboration with the Economic Mobility and Opportunity program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The next deadline for applications is November 1, 2023. The competition seeks to promote diversity in the social sciences broadly, including racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional, and geographic diversity. Early-career faculty who have not previously received support from RSF in the form of a Trustee or Presidential research grant or a visiting fellowship from RSF are eligible to apply. You can find more information on the Pipeline Competition here. Questions should be directed to Program Officer Stephen Glauser, at [email protected].


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