Political Science, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-Political Science-IRCPPOSTDOC [#10728]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305-6044, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / International Relations, Comparative Politics
Appl Deadline:2018/02/16 finished (posted 2018/01/10, finished 2018/08/19, listed until 2018/07/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Fellow (Stanford University)

Start Date: July 1, 2018

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: Political Science

Company: Stanford University

Job position/rank: Fellowships/Post-docs, postdoctoral

Subfield: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Salary range: Competitive.

Professor James Fearon seeks a postdoctoral fellow for assistance and collaboration on a variety of data-intensive research projects in the areas of International Relations and Comparative Politics. The fellow would devote approximately 50% time to his or her own research and 50% to data collection, management, and analysis tasks related to Fearon’s research projects. Some of these, however, will be exploratory, with possibilities for collaborative output. The term would be one year.

Strong candidates will have their Ph.D. completed prior to the start of the appointment; advanced R skills; experience with social science data projects and management; and experience with and knowledge of panel data methods and datasets common in IR and CP.

Applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online and include the following information:

1. Cover letter detailing the reasons for the applicant’s interest. 2. Curriculum Vitae. 3. Research proposal detailing the research that the fellow would undertake while at Stanford (outside of work for or with Fearon; five page limit). 4. Writing sample consisting of either a dissertation chapter or a recent published paper. 5. Graduate Transcript showing that all the requirements for the PhD have been completed, or a letter from the PhD advisor stating they will do so by July 2018 6. 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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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