Yale University, Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Position ID:Yale-ISPS-POSTDOC [#10216]
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
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/10/17, finished 2018/04/13, listed until 2018/02/02)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University has expired, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Research opportunity in Social Science/American politics: Professors Alan Gerber and Gregory Huber at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) seek a postdoctoral research associate for a one-year, full-time appointment beginning July 1, 2018. 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 and values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty. Applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged.

Please submit cover letter, current C.V., copy of graduate transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, and one writing sample online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/Yale/ISPS. The review process will begin February 1, 2018. Please submit your materials before that date to receive full consideration, although we will continue to accept applications if there is still a vacancy.

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

Further Info:
http://isps.yale.edu/ http://csap.yale.edu/
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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