University of Notre Dame Postdoctoral Research Associate in Notre Dame, Indiana

Position Information

Job Description

The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) within the Keough School of Global Affairs seeks to fill a postdoctoral research position focused on the Future of Work globally. This position will be responsible for producing policy-relevant research on this topic in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at the NDIGD, as well as helping build the research capacity of the McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business in the Keough School of Global Affairs. Today the future of work and well-being in the United States and abroad is under considerable threat from rapid automation. A fourth and distinctly technological revolution is underway that is reshaping our global and domestic economic, societal, cultural and human environment. This could have long term detrimental repercussions for society writ large, if solutions are not developed using evidenced-based research to address new challenges. The University of Notre Dame, located in northern Indiana, a state with one of the highest levels of employment and GDP generated from manufacturing, is uniquely positioned to conduct cutting-edge research and engage private sector leadership and public officials, both domestically and internationally, on the implications of this new trend.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have a recently-completed doctorate in labor economics, sociology, political science, public policy or related discipline and should be actively engaged in research and writing projects related to the future of work.

Preferred Qualifications

We seek a researcher with a strong interest in developing research on current topics related to the Future of Work, including but not limited to: potential scenarios and outcomes; impact on multiple industries (health, energy, manufacturing, etc.); ethical challenges; social and economic impact; automation and corporate risk; public-private partnership opportunities, etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications are accepted through interfolio. To find application instructions and apply online use the following URL Review of applications begins September 13th, 2018. None will be accepted after November. 15, 2018.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department: Dean's Office - Graduate School (43000)

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Career Stream/Level: Other

Department Hiring Pay Range: $48,450

Pay ID: Semi-Monthly

FLSA Status: T1 - Non-exempt Temp/On-call Hourly

Job Category: Other

Job Type: Full-time

Job Posting Date (Campus): 09/14/2018

Job Posting Date (Public): 09/14/2018

Job Closing Date: 11/15/2018

Posting Type: Open To All Applicants

Posting Number: S18794

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