Summary Description: The Columbia University Department of Political Science invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to begin in May 1, 2018.Primary responsibilities include assisting with academic research and writing in an experimental research lab. The lab has a backlog of research and writing projects in the field of political behavior, and the postdoctoral research scholar will play a leading role in getting these projects into shape for submission to academic journals (and will be credited as a co-author). The postdoctoral research scholar must therefore have strong skills as a writer and data analyst, must work well in teams, and must be energetic and well-organized. REQUIRED: Broad knowledge of social science and strong writing skills. A doctorate in political science or economics. Strong command of statistics and accompanying software (R or Stata).A writing sample should accompany the application. Two letters of recommendation will be requested at the time of interview. This is a one-year position with the possibility of extension for an additional year.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science or economics as well as broad substantive knowledge of social science, one or more publications in refereed academic journals, and strong command of statistics, R/Stata, and LaTex.
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