Current Openings 


The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs’ Center for Governance and Markets (CGM) is seeking an Administrator to support the Center’s research, programming, and activities. Reporting to the Center's Assistant Director, the Administrator will be responsible for supporting all day-to-day operations. The person in this role will be involved in all aspects of the Center’s activities, including but not limited to supporting the successful execution on all research projects, programmatic activities (e.g., conferences, workshops, seminars, speaker series, etc.), contract development and fulfillment, travel coordination and expense reporting, and other related activities such as general office management.

Incumbent will play an important role in supporting threatened research scholars and supporting other Center staff and leadership. A Bachelor's degree and at least one year of prior administrative experience is required. Additionally, this position requires a highly-organized, self-starter who operates with a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, and accuracy, managing multiple deadlines. The ideal candidate will demonstrate problem-solving skills, the ability to thrive in a team environment, and will be comfortable interacting with individuals from various backgrounds. This position is 100% funded by non-University funds.

External candidates apply here. Internal candidates may apply through

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

The Center for Governance and Markets is now accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a one-year appointment beginning in August 2023, with a possible extension for a second year. The postdoctoral associate will play a significant role in advancing the mission of the Center, which explores how governance institutions and markets contribute to human well-being, prosperity, and security in the US and around the world. CGM is interested in an postdoctoral associate from any relevant discipline in the social sciences (e.g., economics, political science, sociology, public policy, public administration, anthropology, etc.) who can contribute to one or more of our core research areas: governance and political institutions; economic institutions and property rights, and governance of emerging technologies.

CGM seeks candidates with a strong research background in their own discipline who have a willingness and ability to develop research projects that align with CGM research initiatives. The Associate will conduct his/her teaching and research and participate in the Center’s activities, including our virtual seminars. The candidate is also expected to support CGM’s mission by engaging with policy communities as well as engage with the communities in which we work.

Apply here.