Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Position ID:Stanford-FSI-THEEUROPECENTERPRA [#8819]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Political Science / Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology
Starting Date:2017/09/11
Appl Deadline:2017/02/17** finished (posted 2017/01/17, listed until 2017/02/17)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and The Europe Center at Stanford University seek to appoint a postdoctoral research associate for the academic year 2017-18, beginning September 11, 2017 and concluding August 30, 2018 with the possibility of a one year renewal subject to available funding. The position involves working with the Center Director, Professor Kenneth Scheve, on a range of Center research and institutional projects including, but not limited to, studies on public finance, inequality, climate change cooperation, and the politics of globalization. Responsibilities will vary but likely include assisting with the design and implementation of original surveys, data collection and management, assistance in archival research, preliminary 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 Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. All applications must be submitted on-line through Applications should be submitted by February 17, 2017

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Further Info:
(650) 724-9656
The Europe Center / FSI
616 Serra Street
Encina Hall, C243
Stanford, CA 94305-6165

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