Political Science, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-Political Science-TECGLBECON [#10773]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305-6044, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology
Starting Date:2018/09/04
Appl Deadline:2018/02/23** finished (2018/01/22, finished 2018/08/26, listed until 2018/02/23)
Position Description:    

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

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University seeks to appoint a postdoctoral research associate for the academic year 2018-19, beginning September 4, 2018 and concluding August 30, 2019. The position involves working on the Freeman Spogli Institute’s Governing the Global Economy research initiative with Professor Kenneth Scheve. Responsibilities will vary but likely include assisting with the design and implementation of original surveys, data collection and management, assistance in archival research, data analysis, and grant writing. There will also be substantial opportunities for the postdoc to pursue their own research projects, participate in collaborative research, and take advantage of the intellectual life at the Freeman Spogli Institute and related departments. Technical skills such as computer programming are highly desirable as is some coursework in political economy. Excellent organizational skills, experience using computer databases and statistical software, and coursework in statistical methods are essential. Project management experience is a plus. Proof of completion of doctoral degree is required before starting the position and the start date must be no more than three years after degree conferral. The position provides stipend and benefits, set and adjusted in accordance with Stanford University rules. Stanford University is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer. Stanford values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Scheve at scheve@stanford.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. All applications must be submitted on-line. Applications should be submitted by February 23, 2018

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Encina Hall Central, Room C243
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6165

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