Stanford University, Political Science

Fellowship ID:Stanford-Political Science-POSTDOC [#23471]
Fellowship Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Stanford, California 94305-6044, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Political Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/10/26, finished 2023/09/30)

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

Professors Douglas Rivers, David Brady and Morris Fiorina seek a postdoctoral fellow for assistance and collaboration with survey research and experimentation. This would involve design and analysis of surveys, including the Hoover Institution’s ongoing national polls and the Golden State Poll in California. The term would be up to three years.

Strong candidates will have their Ph.D. completed prior to the start of the appointment; a thesis and/or research papers focusing on American elections; knowledge of survey methodology and statistics, multilevel modelling, and causal inference; strong R programming skills, including Tidyverse packages and experience managing large datasets.

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. Writing sample consisting of either a dissertation chapter or a recent published paper 4. R coding sample (or your Github repo) 5. 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 the start of the appointment. 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 description.

Further Info:
616 Jane Stanford Way, Encina Hall West, Room 100
Stanford, CA 94305-6044