Partially Funded Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research in the USA

Date limite : 08 mars 2020

Spécialités: Lettres Sciences Humaines

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Partially Funded Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research in the USA

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is announcing a Call for Applications from early-career scholars based in the Arab MENA region who are interested in attending the 2020 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research in the USA. APSA, in collaboration with the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), will sponsor up to 4 scholars based in the Arab MENA region to attend a 4-week training program held at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor.

The Program Content:

  1. The ICPSR Summer Program provides rigorous, hands-on training in statistical techniques, research methodologies, and data analysis. 
  2. The 4-week session features a broad curriculum of courses ranging from introductory to highly specialized workshops and lectures in quantitative methodology. 
  3. Selecting from a list of available courses attendees will enroll in 1-2 workshops of their choice, depending on prior experience and areas of interest. 
  4. Workshops meet for two hours daily, Monday through Friday, and include homework assignments and projects which are evaluated by instructors. 
  5. Over the course of the 4-week program, participants receive premier instruction in research methodology and significant opportunities for networking. 
  6. ICPSR is strongly committed to an inclusive Summer Program that encourages learning and professional collaboration.

Benefits:-

  1. Selected participants will have their participation fees waived and will be provided with a roundtrip economy-class ticket and housing for the duration of the course. 
  2. Statistical software (if required) will be provided for the duration of the course, and textbooks (if required) will be available for purchase.
  3. Participants will be responsible for securing their visa to the United States, covering their meals and all other miscellaneous expenses. 

Requirements:

Participants must be proficient in English and commit to attending the first 4-week session (June 22 - July 17) in full.

About APSA:

The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments, and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe to deepen their understanding of politics, democracy, and citizenship throughout the world. The American Political Science Association hosts an annual meeting to enable political scientists to network, connect, engage, and share their research amongst their peers and other scholars in the discipline.

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