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The Tobin Project seeks applications for two positions: an Assistant to the Directors and an Operations and Finance Manager. For both positions, we are seeking candidates who are able to start in Summer 2015. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

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The Tobin Project seeks outstanding applicants eager to join our team and work toward our mission of catalyzing cutting-edge social science research on the nation’s most important unanswered questions. We are looking for professionals or recent graduates with exceptional creative thinking, project management, and writing skills for a variety of full-time roles, and we will be accepting applications on a rolling basis.

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The Tobin Project has selected its 2014-15 Graduate Student Fellows and the participants for the first Prospectus Development Workshop. We welcomed the GSF participants to the Tobin Project with a reception in early May, and we look forward to meeting the Prospectus Development Workshop participants when the weekend-long event convenes later this month.

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The Cornell University Global Finance Initiative (GFI) and Meridian 180 are seeking applicants for an interdisciplinary graduate student forum on “The Changing Politics of Central Banking,” funded in part by the Tobin Project. The program will run from May 2015 through April 2016. Applications are due on Thursday, May 7, 2015. More information from GFI and Meridian 180 follows, and further information is available at the link below.

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The Tobin Project is now accepting applications for two programs: the Graduate Student Forum and Fellowship and the new Prospectus Development Workshop.

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The 2014 Tobin Project Update has been published – read it below, or see all of our Updates here. The Update covers the year’s developments in all of Tobin's research areas, featuring our Corporation and American Democracy initiative, new research on the physiological and psychological consequences of economic inequality, events with scholars and policymakers on Preventing Regulatory Capture and Sustainable Security, and more.

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The Tobin Project is looking for outstanding professionals and recent graduates for a full-time Research Analyst position. The Research Analyst will work with the Director of Research, the Tobin research team, and leading scholars from a variety of disciplines to conceptualize, generate, and strengthen new research toward solving important problems facing society.

The Tobin Project will be accepting applications on a rolling basis through January 12, 2015.

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The July-August issue of Harvard Magazine profiles the Tobin Project, featuring an in-depth look at both the “Inequality & Decision Making” and “Preventing Regulatory Capture” initiatives.

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The last two months have brought several new staff members to the Tobin Project. In April, London Hammar, a recent graduate of Columbia University, joined us as an Operations and Program Assistant. Then, in early June, Ron Watson joined us as a Program Manager focused on the Tobin Project’s growth strategy, after receiving his PhD in Political Science from Washington University. And, just this week, Will Wittels came on as a Research Analyst after receiving a PhD in Political Science from Duke University.

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