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Cornell Population Center, Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellows Opportunity
The Cornell Population Center (CPC) invites applicants for the Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowships. Start date for the position will be August 16, 2018 and will be funded for 2 years, subject to a satisfactory first year evaluation. Selection based on scholarly potential, ability to work in multi-disciplinary settings, and the support of a CPC faculty affiliate at Cornell who will serve as a mentor, working closely with the post-doctoral associate.

Preference given to fellows with research interests in areas broadly related to the CPC's four main foci: families and children; health behaviors and disparities; poverty and inequality; and immigration and diversity.

Postdoctoral associates will have access to university resources and receive an annual salary plus benefits and a modest research/travel account. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in demography, economics, sociology, or another related social science discipline by August 16, 2018. Screening of applications begins December 8, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications submitted online at The full description is also available on the Postdoctoral Affiliates page. For questions, please contact Meg Cole (

For information about Cornell faculty in social demography and inequality who could serve as intellectual resources for the Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowship, please visit the faculty affiliate lists of the CPC. If you have further questions, contact Meg Cole.

CPC Affiliates in the News:

CPC Affiliate, Filiz Garip was presented with the Otis Dudley Duncan Award for her book, On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration, at the August 2017 American Sociological Associatoin Annual Meeting.  

Mothers' Time, the Parenting Package, and Links to Healthy Child Development. Journal of Marriage and Family - August 2017
Paula Fomby and Kelly Musick found that that mothers' time in particular activities with children is positively associated with child well-being, but results are mixed regarding associations between child outcomes and the sheer amount of time that mothers spend with children.

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