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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Clayman Institute offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that focus on the Institute's theme, "Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century." Recent Ph.D.'s in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences whose research focuses on gender are eligible. We encourage scholars with a strong interest in interdisciplinary methods to apply. While in residence at the Institute, Postdoctoral Scholars are expected to participate in Clayman Institute activities throughout the academic year in addition to pursuing their own research.

Application Deadline - January 9, 2015

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For questions about the postdoctoral fellowship application, please see the Application Details.

Postdoctoral Scholars will participate in our community of Stanford Faculty Research Fellows, Faculty Affiliates, and Graduate Dissertation Fellows through their own research and contributions to our goal of reinvigorating gender equality. Postdoctoral fellow responsibilities will include contributing to the Clayman Gender News service, working with Graduate Dissertation Fellows, participating in our Graduate Voice and Influence Program, and attending our regularly scheduled faculty luncheon discussions.

The Postdoctoral Scholars will play a critical role in our Gender News service, which is the public outreach component of the Clayman Institute and our affiliated scholars. To increase the impact of innovative work on gender equality, the Gender News service publishes articles on gender research for academic and general audiences. Postdoctoral Scholars will write articles for Gender News that include summaries of the latest peer-reviewed gender research, interviews with Stanford Faculty Research Fellows and Faculty Affiliates, and reviews of relevant academic conferences. In addition, our postdoctoral scholars will produce white papers that translate interdisciplinary gender research for a wider audience.

The appointment is for two years. Applicants must have their doctoral degree in hand no later than 30 days prior to the appointment start date, and the start date must be no more than three years after the awarding of their degree. Postdoctoral Scholars will receive a stipend, with some benefits, and are expected to be in residence for the fellowship.  The fellowship begins on approximately August 1, 2015 and continues through the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years.