National Poverty Fellows Program Call For Applications For The 2023–2024 Fellowship Year

From the UW Institute for Research on Poverty:

The National Poverty Fellows Program is a federal government-university partnership that seeks to build the capacity of researchers to conduct high-quality policy-relevant research on poverty and inequality in the United States and to contribute to the effective use of research and scientific knowledge in the formation of public policy.

The Institute for Research on Poverty is calling for applications for up to six postdoctoral fellows for 2023–2024 with an anticipated start date in late summer or early fall of 2023. The fellowship is for one year with the option of renewing for a second year. The fellowship is contingent on the availability of funding.

Fellows will be in residence in one of three federal offices within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Currently we expect the following placements:

  • Three fellows in the Office of Community Services (OCS) | Position Description
  • Two fellows at the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) – one in the Division of Economic Independence (DEI) and one in the Division of Data and Improvement (DDI) | Position Description
  • One fellow at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation | Position Description

In the application, you will have the opportunity to indicate preferences for placements in particular offices if you wish. Please see the position descriptions and other information about each office at the links above to learn more about their roles within the federal government and the potential responsibilities of fellows placed in those offices.

Applications are due by November 30, 2022.

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