Current Openings 

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.

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Student Research Associate

The Center for Governance and Markets (CGM) is seeking student research associates to support center activities and programming. Individuals in this role will provide support for a range of research projects and administrative tasks. In collaboration with center staff, research associates will assist in the drafting and writing of publications; conduct literature reviews; provide communications and writing support to faculty affiliates and fellows including blog posts, social media posts, and policy briefs; analyze and collect quantitative and/or qualitative data; and drafting and editing written materials. They will be responsible for maintaining and checking accuracy of data for assigned projects and performing other research and administrative duties, as needed, to ensure successful implementation of programmatic initiatives. Associates will keep detailed research records.

The incumbent should be a student studying international affairs/development, business, public administration, political science, economics, law, anthropology, sociology, computing and information sciences, or other relevant subjects.

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