The Ph.D. program in Global Urban Studies at Rutgers University-Newark has funding available for highly qualified candidates to begin studies in Fall 2020. Positions are available for interdisciplinary urban research in social sciences and humanities, including a new opportunity in sound environments. Funded students will take part in collaborative faculty-student research projects on many aspects of global urban studies. Review of applications begins February 1, 2020. Please contact co-directors Dr. Mara Sidney ( and Dr. Jamie Lew (, and see the Global Urban Studies website for more information, Global Urban Studies is part of the Joint Ph.D. program in Urban Systems, a collaboration between Rutgers University-Newark and New Jersey Institute of Technology. We build policy-oriented, interdisciplinary, and global knowledge about cities through innovative curriculum and research grounded in the social sciences.