Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University

Position ID:Yale-ISPS-POSTDOC [#3471]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Social Sciences / American Politics, Political Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2013/10/18, finished 2014/06/20, listed until 2014/03/23)
Position Description:    

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

Research opportunity in Social Science: Professors Alan Gerber and Gregory Huber seek a postdoctoral research associate for a one-year, full-time appointment beginning July 1, 2014. Projects will include, but are not limited to, field experiments, studies on political identity formation, and research on the effects of political attitudes on political participation and voter choice. Job responsibilities will be tailored to the strengths of the successful applicant, but will likely include assisting with research projects involving researchers at multiple institutions, data collection and management, and preliminary data analysis. Technical skills such as computer programming or a math background are highly desirable. Excellent organizational skills, experience using computer databases and statistical software, and coursework in statistical methods are essential. Project management experience is a plus. Doctorate required. Salary is negotiable.

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

Please submit cover letter, current C.V., copy of graduate transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, and one writing sample online at The review process will begin November 15, 2013. Please submit your materials before January 1, 2014 to receive full consideration, although applications received after that date will be reviewed if there is still a vacancy.

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

Further Info:
The Institution for Social and Policy Studies
Yale University
77 Prospect Street
P.O. Box 208209
New Haven, CT 06520-8209

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