January 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.


United States.

(Paid Opportunity)


Penn Identity & Conflict Lab Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Penn Identity & Conflict (PIC) Lab, led by Professor Nicholas Sambanis at the Department of Political Science of the University of Pennsylvania, seeks exceptional candidates for a one-year, full-time, renewable, residential appointment as a postdoctoral research fellow. The Lab is dedicated to addressing a broad range of critical questions focused on inter-group conflict.

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The Lab prioritizes research in three key areas: how social identities shape individual behavior, how conflict affects identities, and what interventions are effective in reducing inter-group conflict of different forms. Both violent and non-violent forms of conflict are considered, and the Lab integrates knowledge across the social and behavioral sciences to better understand bias, discrimination, and violence.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Social & Behavioral sciences.
  • Political sciences.

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

One year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applications are welcome from scholars who have received their Ph.D. or equivalent degrees (including a J.D. in the case of applicants focused on international legal regimes) in the last two years (not earlier than 2018), or who expect to complete their degree by June 2020.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • All postdoctoral fellow positions pay a stipend of $53,000 plus relevant fees and health insurance.
  • The position also provides $2,000 in research support.

How to Apply

First Step: Start applying through the link here, you must have an account on the site.

Second Step: After log in, start filling your information and prepare the following document:

  • Cover Letter.
  • CV/resume.
  • Research Statement (One Page).
  • Writing Sample.
  • Unofficial PhD transcript (only required for current graduate students).
  • Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation (You will be asked for the name and email address of two letter writers who can submit a letter of recommendation).

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