Job Openings

The Center for Empirical Research on Stratification and Inequality (CERSI, formerly CIQLE) in the Department of Sociology at Yale University seeks applications for a Postdoctural Fellow for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.  The candidate should have research interests in stratification and inequality, broadly defined.  The fellow will teach two courses, (likely one introductory statistics course and one graduate seminar on a topic related to stratification and inequality).  The Fellow will work closely with Professor Grace Kao, (Director, CERSI) to assist with the weekly workshop and will have the opportunities to collaborate with CERSI faculty in Sociology.  The appointee will be a member of the Sociology Department and will be able to participate in a wide range of activities in the department and university that will assist their professional development.

For more information about the center, please visit: and/or contact Grace Kao at


Requirements: Ph.D. awarded between 2015 and June 15, 2018 in Sociology with research interests in Stratification and Inequality and expertise in quantitative methods.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, Short Research Statement (1 page), CV, two writing samples, 1-2 course syllabi, and 3 letters of recommendation to To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by Friday, February 23, 2018. Letters of recommendation must be uploaded via a dossier service or from the recommenders directly. Please be sure that your recommenders address your teaching abilities in their letters. Names of references will not be accepted in lieu of confidential letters of recommendation.

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Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.