[URBANTH-L]POSTDOC: Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
Tue Jan 2 22:56:47 EST 2007

From: "Serguei Alex. Oushakine" <oushakin at Princeton.EDU>  

The newly formed Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University
in New York City seeks Post-doctoral Fellows for the academic year

The goal of the Committee is to provide a space for
cross-disciplinary, transnational, and otherwise expansive
exploration of the world, including processes of globalization,
comparisons past and present, and pressing contemporary issues. 

The Committee welcomes applicants from all disciplines, and seeks a mix
of fellows from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities to
help create a new agenda for global thinking and action.

Fellows will be expected to teach or assist with one undergraduate
or graduate course as well as to plan and participate in symposia
and other activities of the Committee.  The remaining half of the
Fellow's time will be devoted to individual research. Salaries will
be competitive.

Please send CV, a letter explaining research interests and plans for
research and writing during your tenure with the Committee, at least
one paper or other suitable evidence of scholarship, and three
letters of reference to:

Dr. Joseph Stiglitz
The Committee on Global Thought
814 Uris Hall
Columbia University New York, NY 10027

Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2007.  Final deadline
is April 1, 2007.

Additional information about the Committee of Global Thought can be
obtained by e-mailing the Assistant Director of the Committee, Dr.
Gustav Peebles at gp2119 at columbia.edu

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