Post-Doctoral Position - Department of Political Science
We are looking to recruit a post-doctoral scholar for an inter-disciplinary research project on A Network Analytic Study of the Determinants and Consequences of Burden Sharing in International Alliances and Defense Cooperation Agreements, 1945-2010. This is a one-year position, with a possibility for an additional one-year renewal. We are seeking candidates from various social, economic, physical, mathematical, or information sciences. This ad seeks candidates with expertise in network analysis and computational modeling and substantive knowledge of social and political processes. The following qualifications are mandatory for this position:
a. Ph.D. in hand at the start of the position. b. Knowledge of and experience in network analysis. c. Knowledge of and experience with agent-based modeling. d. Strong statistical data analysis and data management skills.
The following skills and experiences would be considered as strong advantages.
a. Programming experience (Python, Java, C++, C#, R) b. Demonstrated research on social and political processes within and among nations. c. Demonstrated research on social, physical, or communication networks. d. Experience managing research assistants and research teams.
This is a full-time position with an annual salary beginning at $54,000 plus UC Davis fringe benefits. UC Davis is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Initial review of applications will begin July 31, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
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