Political Behavior Research Postdoc, Budapest

Deadline: 16 June 2013
Open to: applicants with research agenda in political behavior, political psychology, political communication, public opinion, electoral & legislative politics
Remuneration: unspecified salary

Description

The Political Behavior Research Group (PolBeRG) at the Central European University (CEU) seeks a one-year experimental political research post-doc starting on 1 September 2013.

Applicant should have a strong experimental political research agenda in subfields such as, but not limited to, political behavior, political psychology, political communication, public opinion, electoral and legislative politics. 
Successful candidate will advise experiments of PolBeRG affiliates, will be expected to apply for grants to fund such projects.

PolBeRG is a student run organization within the Department of Political Science that is impressively ranked within Europe and in world wide rankings. PolBeRG has an extensive interdisciplinary network of scholars across Europe, fosters a collaborative research environment and the dissemination of original, multi-method and interdisciplinary behavioral research.

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in both the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 140 resident faculty, from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

For more information about PolBeRG, please visit their website HERE.

Eligibility

Applicants should have a strong experimental political research agenda in subfields such as, but not limited to, political behavior, political psychology, political communication, public opinion, electoral and legislative politics.

Application

Please send your complete application package by June 16, 2013 to [email protected]u – include 2013/014 in the subject.

The application package should contain a SINGLE PDF including the application letter (1200 words max), CV , Contact information of four references (including e-mail, phone number, mailing address, and description of relationship to the candidate), unofficial transcripts (for now), diploma or letter from supervisor verifying that a defense is scheduled for a date prior to the start of the position, and two writing samples (one can be co-authored). Application should highlight the candidate’s training and research relevant to both experimental and political sciences.

With questions please email Levi Littvay at [email protected]

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