The Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar specializing in urban ethnography. They are particularly interested in individuals committed to building a deep scientific understanding of cities and processes of urbanization around the world, and researchers developing innovative methods and practices in urban contexts. They are looking for candidates with evidence of active and innovative scholarship as manifest in an ambitious research agenda and/or methodological innovation.

For more information on Appointments, Benefits and Expectations & Selection Criteria please visit the website of the Department for Sociology, University of Chicago: https://sociology.uchicago.edu/content/urban-ethnography-postdoctoral-fellowshipp.Applications will be submitted to Meredith Clason, Faculty Affairs Administrator in the Department of Sociology at mclason@uchicago.edu.

Applications must include:
1) a cover letter;
2) a curriculum vitae
3) 3 letters of recommendation;
4) a research statement including concrete descriptions of future plans for research and teaching;
5) one or more recently published chapters, articles, or dissertation chapters.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled or the search has ended. Appointments will begin on June 1, 2019.

Information via:
University of Chicago, Urban Ethnography Postdoctoral Fellowship , 2019

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Posted by:Carolin Genz

Carolin Genz is an Urban Anthropologist. She holds a master degree in European Ethnology and Urban Cultures from Humboldt-University of Berlin (2009-2013) and is currently Research Associate at the Department for Cultural and Social Geography at the Humboldt-University since 2015. Her Ph.D. topic is: "Doing Resistance: Spatial Practices and the Production of Discourse“. Specifically, her research focuses on practices of production and appropriation of space, urban governance and digital tools of urban resistance. Furthermore, she is associated fellow in the Collaborative Research Centre 1265 "Re-Figuration of Spaces".

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