Research Postdocs


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

Professors Alan Gerber and Gregory Huber at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) and Center for the Study of American Politics seek a postdoctoral research associate for a one-year, full-time appointment beginning July 1, 2018. Projects will include, but are not limited to, field experiments, studies on political identity formation, and research on the effects of political attitudes on political participation and voter choice. Job responsibilities will be tailored to the strengths of the successful applicant, but will likely include assisting with research projects involving researchers at multiple institutions, data collection and management, and preliminary data analysis. Technical skills such as computer programming or a math background are highly desirable. Excellent organizational skills, experience using computer databases and statistical software, and coursework in statistical methods are essential. Project management experience is a plus. Doctorate required. Salary is negotiable.

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty. Applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged.

Please submit cover letter, current C.V., copy of graduate transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, and one writing sample online at

The review process will begin February 1, 2018. Please submit your materials before that date to receive full consideration, although we will continue to accept applications if there is still a vacancy.