Postdoctoral Scholar - Voter Turnout

Location
Irvine, CA
Posted
Jul 20, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Social Sciences - Political Science


  • RECRUITMENT PERIOD



    Open July 15th, 2017 through August 17th, 2017
    If you apply to this recruitment by August 17th, 2017, you will have until August 19th, 2017 to complete your application.

    DESCRIPTION


    Postdoctoral Researcher, Voter Turnout
    Department of Political Science, UC Irvine
    Prof. Bernard Grofman, Center for the Study of Democracy and Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences

    Job Description
    The postdoctoral researcher will work closely with Professor Bernard Grofman on developing and implementing projects dealing with issues in voter turnout such as the impact of mail ballots, same day registration rules, and cross-national research on the determinants of turnout, and mathematical models of turnout. The position will provide an opportunity to publish collaborative research on voter turnout. The postdoctoral researcher will also have the opportunity to interact with faculty in Political Science, the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences.

    Fields
    Only individuals able to demonstrate excellence in both of the following two areas should apply:
    a) statistical models for large scale data sets
    b) a previous publication record on voter turnout

    Salary and benefits:
    This position is full-time for one academic year (until June 30, 2018) and includes benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Qualifications:
    The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Political Science or a related area, such as Economics. More experienced candidates with a PhD completed over the past 5 years are also considered. The position is anticipated to begin in October 2017 for one academic year (until June 30, 2018). Reappointment for a second year is unlikely.

    Application procedure:
    Interested candidates should submit the required application materials listed below at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04008

    Application materials:

    All candidates are required to submit
    a) a cover letter with a clear statement of research interests
    b) curriculum Vitae
    c) a previously published or forthcoming paper on voter turnout
    d) statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
    e) letters of recommendation are not required with the application; however, candidates should list three references who might be contacted if a candidate reaches the final selection process

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    REQUIREMENTS

    Documents
    • Cover Letter - A cover letter with a clear statement of research interests
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Sample publication - A previously published or forthcoming paper on voter turnout
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)
    References
    3 references required (contact information only)


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