Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunities Society and Health Research Center at Universidad Mayor



The Society and Health Research Center at Universidad Mayor ( is seeking to sponsor postdoctoral researchers funded through FONDECYT.

The overarching mission of the Society and Health Research Center is to advance well-being at the individual, social, and institutional levels in a context of global demographic, epidemiological, technological, and environmental change. Our research strengths are grouped into three clusters: (1) social and life-course determinants of health and aging, (2) social relationships and cohesion, (3) and institutions and regulation from a cross-national and comparative perspective. To study these issues, we use mixed methods and embrace the new opportunities arising with an era of big “cells to society” data.

We seek candidates who are interested in developing a collaborative publication record with the faculty at the Society and Health Research Center, and that are fluent in English. Spanish is not required.

Applicants should submit by email: a curriculum vitae, letter of application, and sample of written work. Letters of reference and welcomed, but not required. Questions and all application materials should be emailed at, CCing and a potential faculty sponsor. Screening of applications will begin on September 1st 2020 and will continue on a rolling basis until one or more sponsored projects are submitted by or before September 24th to FONDECYT (; note that the instructions are in Spanish but the submission is in English).