Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy working with Department of Political Science faculty members Andrew Reeves and Betsy Sinclair.The position is located at Seigle Hall.This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts and Sciences.
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in one of the social sciences, computer science, applied mathematics or a related discipline.
The Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking candidates for one postdoctoral (non-tenure track) position. This is a one-year postdoctoral fellowship (with possible renewal for one additional year). The start date can be negotiated but must begin no earlier than July 1, 2018 and no later than September 1, 2018.
We are looking for an outstanding and curious scholar to work on an array projects in American politics including, but not limited to, the effect of electoral institutions on policy outcomes and political behavior, the relationship between political geography and political behavior, and urban politics. Job responsibilities will be tailored to the strengths of the successful applicant but will include large scale data collection and preliminary analysis, and survey research design and implementation. Technical skills such as computer programming and advanced methodological training are highly desirable.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Completed applications must include a CV, a cover letter that describes the applicant’s training and research interest as it relates to data analytics, social science and the aforementioned job description, one writing sample, and three letters of reference.We will interview finalists by phone. The application deadline is March 23, 2018.
Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically.Please visit the Washington University Human Resources web page (http://hr.wustl.edu/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx) and search for job requisition number 39473.Candidates should create an account, complete the application form and upload a CV and supporting materials.Please follow the directions below for uploading documents to your profile.
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Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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