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APPLICATIONS INVITED (Due March 1): Doctoral Fellowship in Urban Practice

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Sunday, March 1, 12:00am12:00am

The Doctoral Fellowship in Urban Practice, sponsored by the Urban Democracy Lab (UDL) at NYU Gallatin, provides an outstanding opportunity for emerging scholars to participate in innovative community-engaged, practice-based research projects that expand their perspective beyond the university and promote systemic social change and action.   


Application deadline: March 1, 2020


Why apply?

  • Fellowship funding for an entire academic year (September 2020 to May 2021)
  • Substantive experience designing and conducting engaged research with a community partner under the mentorship of a senior faculty member
  • An opportunity to propose and teach your own undergraduate course at NYU Gallatin
  • Participation in a thriving, interdisciplinary community of scholars at the Urban Democracy Lab


  • Base salary expected to be at least $28,850. 
  • Coverage of Maintenance of Matriculation, related fees, and health insurance, if needed. 
  • Additional compensation for teaching (at adjunct rates)
  • Up to $500 for travel and research expenses


Applicants must be advanced PhD students in good standing (ABD) in any social science or humanities discipline at NYU who are in the early stages of writing the dissertation. Fellows will be expected to be in residence at NYU Washington Square for the duration. We expect to offer two Doctoral Fellowships in Urban Practice in 2020-2021.


For more information and a link to the application, visit https://urbandemos.nyu.edu/fellowships/doctoral-fellowship-in-urban-practice/ or contact the Urban Democracy Lab at urbandemos@nyu.edu




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