Call for Applicants: Social Impact Post-Doc, Kellogg School of Management


The Golub Capital Social Impact Lab at the Kellogg School of Management is seeking applicants for
two postdoctoral fellowships. The primary criterion for acceptance is research excellence relevant to
social impact, broadly defined. The term of the fellowship is for two years and begins in September
of 2022.  

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in a social science discipline (e.g., economics, marketing,
operations, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology) or in a related discipline that can inform
the social sciences (e.g., a “big data” discipline) prior to the beginning of the fellowship.
Position Details

The Golub Capital Postdoctoral Fellows Program is under the direction of Angela Lee. The fellows
will conduct original research related to social impact with one or more faculty members across
Kellogg academic departments, and applicants are encouraged to identify one or more faculty
members with whom they would be interested in collaborating. Interests in interdisciplinary work are
a plus. Core faculty of the Golub Capital Social Impact Lab at Kellogg include: Chethana Achar,
Galen Bodenhausen, Sean Higgins, Dean Karlan, Brayden King, Maryam Kouchaki, Ivuoma
Onyeador, Lauren Rivera, Karen Smilowitz, Klaus Weber, Aaron Yoon. Visit our website for more

The fellows are expected to be actively involved in Kellogg’s intellectual communities by participating
in colloquia, workshops and research seminars. The fellows will also serve as a think tank to support
student projects in the Golub Capital Board Fellows Program. The Golub Capital Board Fellows
Program is a rigorous, 20-month program that connects 100 top Kellogg students to Chicago-area
nonprofits for a distinct opportunity in board service.

Application Requirements
For full consideration, please submit (1) a current CV, (2) a research statement that makes clear
how your work is relevant to social impact, and (3) up to two publications or manuscripts. Please
highlight any prior experience (work or volunteering) in the nonprofit sector. Please also provide the
name and contact information for two to three people who will submit recommendation letters on
your behalf.

Applications should be submitted on-line:

Review of applications will begin February 7, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled.
For questions regarding the program or application, please email us at For questions related to research on social impact, please
email Angela Lee at

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected
classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the United States.

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