Duke University, Sociology

1220 22591
Position ID:Duke-Sociology-POSTDOC [#22591, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoc Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology / sociology
Appl Deadline:2023/01/03 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2022/09/01)
Position Description:    

Sociology Postdoc Associate

Post-Doctoral Associate. We seek a recent PhD in political science, sociology, social psychology, statistics, computer or information science with an interest in computational social science or data science (broadly defined). This individual will help design, execute, and analyze a series of field experiments on a platform created by the Polarization Lab for scientific research on social media. The ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge of R and/or Python software, experience performing statistical analyses and causal inference on large datasets, natural language processing, data management, and experience working with application programming interfaces. The Post-Doctoral Associate will supervise graduate students and undergraduate students and work in tandem with the Research Engineer to design and implement new research studies. They will also work with Lab directors to analyze data generated by these studies, write them up as scientific articles, and assist with grant-writing and other public outreach.

Submit a cover letter and a c.v. with the names of three references.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Duke University
Department of Sociology
DUMC 90088
Durham, NC 27708-0088