- In history: quantitative economic history (cliometrics), empirical political economy in history, qualitative economic or social history.
- In biology: theoretical models of evolution (applied to family structure, strategic interactions, plasticity, cognition, learning, cultural evolution); related empirical work.
- In anthropology: human biology, life history theory, human development and plasticity, health and infectious disease, aging, demography, host-parasite co-evolution, diet and nutrition, global health, evolutionary medicine and genetics.
- In political science: public opinion and public policies, comparative studies of democratic institutions, democracy and development, experimental political science, studies of networks and their impact of individual and collective action.
- In law: law and economics, corporate governance, criminology.
- In psychology: cognition, the emotions, social trust, gender, group decision-making.
- In sociology: network formation, the impact of networks on social outcomes, sociology of religion.
Eligible applications for 2019 must be active researchers who have or will have completed their PhD after January 2016 and before September 2019.
IAST offers candidates an opportunity to devote themselves full time to their research at the start of their careers.
Motivated applications will be considered from candidates whose PhDs were completed in 2015 or earlier; please explain your reasons in your cover letter.
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- Application deadline for an entry in 2019: 31st December 2018
- Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions (please visit our FAQ first).
- Fellows are provided with office space, computer facilities and a contract for two years, renewable for a third year.