JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Loyola University Chicago

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Institute for Racial Justice
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economic Justice

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469134
Date Posted: 03/11/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economic Justice
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Economic Justice
Economic Inequality
Stratification Economics
Salary Range: 70,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This postdoctoral fellow will primarily work to lead and support projects in partnership with the Chicago Urban League (CUL) that includes, but is not limited to, serving as the lead analyst and co-author for its annual State of Black Chicago report. To date, the report has highlighted critical statistics on how the city’s Black residents are faring compared to the general population when it comes to education, housing, employment, and other critical indicators of quality of life.

All IRJ postdoctoral fellows are expected to pursue research activities associated with their primary area of scholarly interests, as demonstrated by conference presentations, grant proposal submissions, and published works. No course teaching is required but is available. As part of the IRJ community, postdoctoral fellows will be expected to actively participate in the intellectual life of IRJ, as well as the entire Loyola community. This will include but is not limited to leading and participating in professional development activities, contributing to interdisciplinary projects co-designed with IRJ staff, faculty affiliates, and community partners in the greater Chicagoland area. With the support of a faculty mentor of their choosing, postdoctoral fellows will also be expected to manage at least one small research team.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
The following application materials should be uploaded to the Loyola University Chicago Careers site

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Research statement
Two writing samples
Three reference contacts (to be contacted by IRJ staff)
Teaching philosophy (optional)