Stanford University, Political Science

Position ID:Stanford-Political Science-DPLAB_POSTDOC [#15526]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow (Stanford University)
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305-6044, United States [map]
Subject Area: Political Science / American Politics
Appl Deadline:2019/12/15help popup* (posted 2019/11/18, listed until 2019/12/15)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Fellow (Stanford University) Start Date: July or August, 2020 Application Deadline: December 15, 2019 Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Department: Political Science Company: Stanford University Job position/rank: Fellowships/Post-docs, postdoctoral Subfield: American Politics Salary range: Competitive. Professors Justin Grimmer and Andrew Hall seek a postdoctoral fellow to assist with quantitative political science research and the building of the Democracy and Polarization 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 contributing to ongoing research on candidates entry into US elections, how algorithms affect the consumption of online content, as well as a small number of tasks including: 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 strong 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, and a letter from the Ph.D. advisor, if not done, stating they will be by July 2020 5. Two Letters of Recommendation

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