Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics

New Jersey, United States
24 Apr 2019
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24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), a program in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research associate position.
The individual will be asked to participate in projects studying the role of political and electoral institutions. The postdoc will work on a variety of projects, which may include research on campaign finance, legislative behavior, presidential policy making, and judicial politics. 
The successful candidate must have a PhD and a strong background in quantitative research, and knowledge of research on political institutions. Strong data skills, including programming in statistical packages, and experience compiling and manipulating large data sets are highly desirable. The candidate should also be well organized, flexible, attend to detail, and respond to deadlines in a timely fashion. 
Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for two recommendations, one of which should be from the principal advisor of the doctorate program. The appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.