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Institute for Women's Policy Research Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender and Economics

IWPR encourages applications for a post-doctoral fellowship from individuals from under-represented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in the study of policy issues affecting women.

IWPR conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. This two-year fellowship provides the opportunity to contribute to IWPR research projects that inform policies affecting women and their families. The fellow will work in IWPR’s Washington, DC, office with an experienced, multi-disciplinary team of PhD-level researchers and research associates on a variety of topics related to employment, education, income security, work and family, health and safety, and women and girls of color.


Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. in economics by September 1, 2017, or have received the Ph.D. in economics after January 1, 2014. Applicants must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or already have a valid work permit for the duration of the fellowship. Applicants should submit their applications as soon as possible, but no later than June 15, 2017. Start date is negotiable, preferably by September 15, 2017.


mid June

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: ABD completing the dissertation and recent PhD recipients

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Award Period:
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

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Last Updated:
June 13, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17