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National Poverty Center job, research opportunities

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The National Poverty Center (NPC), located within the Ford School of Public Policy, has a number of job and research opportunities. The NPC was established in 2002 as a university-based nonpartisan research center. The NPC conducts multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty; provides mentoring and training to emerging scholars; and informs public discourse on the causes and consequences of poverty.

Opportunities: 

Faculty Opening: Children and Families in Poverty
Application deadline: November 30, 2011
The University of Michigan invites applications from well-qualified individuals whose research and teaching focus on children and families in poverty. [More]

Research Affiliates 
Application deadline: December 1, 2011
NPC Research Affiliates represent a wide range of disciplines and contribute working papers and participate in conferences, policy roundtables, and other activities. [More]  

Visiting Scholars 
Application deadline: December 2, 2011
Faculty, researchers, and policy analysts are invited to participate in the NPC Visiting Scholars Program. [More]

Postdoctoral Fellowships 
Application deadline: January 13, 2012
Under-represented scholars in the social sciences have the opportunity to spend one to two years conducting research and pursuing extensive training at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy through the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy. [More]