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The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies Announces Call for Postdoctoral Fellowship Applications


Applications are now being accepted for the next cohort (Sept 2015-August 2017) of David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellows. The program provides opportunities for interdisciplanary, population science research and leadership training in a two year non-degree program. Selected candidates possess a strong record of academic training, proven research experience, a commitment to population and development work, the demonstrated ability to work independently, and leadership potential.

Fellows have access to the full range of resources offered by Harvard University and the Harvard School of Public Health. Each fellow is provided with an office at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies in Harvard Square, Cambridge, library privileges, health benefits, a research and travel budget, and a stipend.


The deadline to apply is December 1, 2014. Two fellows will be chosen by March 13, 2015.


For details on the program including an overview, profiles of current and past fellows, expectations, and the application process, please visit -


Questions? Please contact Kayla Rachlin Small at


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Demography Workshop

The Demography Workshop for Fall 2014 will be starting on October 2nd. Please see the schedule for presentations this quarter. We look forward to seeing you there!


For more information about the weekly workshop series see Events>>Demography Workshop>> The Demography Workshop is co-sponsored by the Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging>>