The Chair for Empirical Political Research at the Institute of Political Science at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU) is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral scholar & researcher (‘Assistant Professor’, Full time max. 6 years) in March 2018 or September 2018.
The ideal candidate should have a range of statistical skills, including excellent knowledge of design based causal inference methods for observational data, program evaluation techniques and/or (field-/survey-/lab-)
Teaching load is 2 courses per semester.
Research projects at the chair are related to: inferential network analysis (arms trade networks), security/defense, intrastate conflicts, energy, and electoral and survey research – see //www.gsi.uni-muenchen.
· Completed (or close to completion) PhD in political science or closely related field
· Research interests in quantitative political methodology with applications in international relations or comparative political science
· As an equal opportunity employer, LMU particularly encourages applications from women and persons with disabilities.
Applications should include:
· a CV
· a writing sample
· the names of two references
Questions regarding the post-doctoral research position can be addressed to Prof. Paul W. Thurner (firstname.lastname@example.org-
Deadline for applications is January 31, 2018.