Duke University, Sociology

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Position ID:Duke-Sociology-POSTDOC2 [#24789]
Position Title: Postdoc Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology / Law, crime or incarceration
Appl Deadline:2023/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/05/03, finished 2023/07/26)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Sociology at Duke University invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate with expertise in the following areas: crime, policing, law, and justice; race/ethnicity; health disparities; and inequality, broadly defined.

In addition to pursuing their own research agenda, we seek applicants with experience in survey design and computational methods, and working with complex large-scale data. Successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline before beginning the appointment.

The initial one-year appointment will begin August 1, 2023 with the possibility of renewal for up to two years based on satisfactory performance. In addition to a competitive annual salary and the opportunity for significant collaboration, the Postdoctoral Associate will also have access to office space, computer equipment, and travel/research funds.

Qualifications:

● Ph.D. in a social scientific field or related (e.g., sociology, public policy, political science, demography, economics, and epidemiology) or related quantitative social science for a Postdoctoral Associate ● Experience with survey design and working with complex large-scale data ● Demonstrated proficiency with statistical programs such as R and STATA and programming languages such as Python and Java ● Ability to work independently as well as part of a research team ● Commitment to academic diversity, equity, and inclusion

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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Further Info:
sociology.duke.edu
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Duke University
Department of Sociology
DUMC 90088
Durham, NC 27708-0088