Stanford University, Political Science

Position ID:Stanford-Political Science-APPDF [#13793]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305-6044, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
Appl Deadline:2019/06/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/05/22, finished 2019/09/18, listed until 2019/08/06)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Professors Justin Grimmer and Andrew Hall seek a postdoctoral fellow to assist with quantitative political science research and the building of the Democracy Policy Lab, which Grimmer and Hall co-direct. The lab is focused on studying policy-relevant questions about democratic elections, election administration, and online and offline polarization. Primary responsibilities will include collecting and analyzing large-scale quantitative datasets for co-authored research projects, organizing weekly lab meetings, helping to plan a small number of conferences and other events, and identifying and helping to pursue potential grant opportunities. The term is one year. Candidates must have their Ph.D. completed before the start of the appointment. The strongest candidates will: have completed quantitative research on American politics or political economy; have deep experience collecting and maintaining datasets; have extensive programming experience in R and Stata; have expertise in applied econometrics and causal inference; and are organized, thorough, punctual, and highly responsive on email. Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online and include the following information: 1. Curriculum Vitae 2. Writing sample 3. Replication code from a completed project 4. Graduate Transcript showing that all the requirements for the Ph.D. have been completed, or a letter from the Ph.D. advisor stating they will do so by July 2019 5. Two Letters of Recommendation

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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Further Info:
616 Serra Street, Encina Hall West, Room 100
Stanford, CA 94305-6044

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