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University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Training Program in the Education Sciences

»The University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education announces continuation of a two-year post-doctoral fellowship program. The program hired one post-doctoral fellow last year (2010) and will hire one post-doctoral fellow every year for the next four years, creating a cohort of fellows. Preferred start date for this year is between May 1st and September 1st, 2011. The fellowship includes a salary of $50,000 per year, plus health insurance, conference travel, professional development, and a computer fund.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Education Sciences, this post-doctoral fellowship is designed to foster fellows as independent scholars. Emphasis is on developing and/or refining the fellow’s methods, design, fieldwork and/or substantive area expertise in education impact research, providing opportunities for scholarly publication and the development of the fellow’s independent research agenda.

Principal Investigator: Laura Desimone