ASE Post-Doctoral Fellow Application: Pan-African Scientific Research Council (PASRC), African School of Economics

  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Other advanced degree
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Language Requirement:
  • English
Length of Commitment:
One year

The Pan-African Scientific Research Council (PASRC), a scholarly body launched by the African School of Economics (ASE), invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire beginning November 9, 2020. Two postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded to an exceptional recent Ph.D. recipient in Economics, Finance, or Statistics. Applicants must have already demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and excellence in teaching. 

The fellowship's responsibilities include teaching two classes per academic year at the African School of Economics’ Abidjan campus, and actively participating in research, discussions, and scholarly collaborations within the Pan-African Scientific Research Council. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will participate in an ongoing study on the Economic and political impacts of COVID-19 in Africa and will be expected to participate in other studies at African School of Economics and its research institutes. In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to advise African School of Economics students in his/her specialty or related areas. When teaching, the successful candidate will carry a teaching rank of Assistant Professor at ASE. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will also have access to the Pan-African Scientific Research Council (PASRC) network and may be called upon to help organize conferences or to participate in grant applications for new PASRC research projects.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply by sending an email to [email protected] and to [email protected].

The following application items should be submitted by the applicant:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dissertation abstract
  • Writing sample: one chapter of the dissertation or one published article related to the dissertation topic
  • Research proposal
  • Two course proposals
  • Details of prior courses taught and evaluation results if available
  • Document confirming your completion of all requirements for the PhD degree
  • Names and email addresses for three references

For fullest consideration applicants should apply by November 1, 2020. For questions about this position, please contact Sarah Pollnow at [email protected].

ASE is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.