The Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology is hiring for a Postdoc in survey research methods

The Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology (DISM) at the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in survey research methods. The Associate will be supervised by Dr. Sunshine Hillygus, professor of political science and public policy, and director of DISM.
Work Performed:
The Associate’s primary responsibilities:
(1) collaborate on research leading to publication;
(2) advise social and behavioral scientists on campus on issues of survey design, implementation, and analysis;
(3) teach workshops and develop resources on survey research tools and methods, including the Qualtrics online survey software that Duke provides to its user communities;
(4) support and assist with the operation and administration of the Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology (DISM).
(5) The Associate will be expected to participate in research leading to publication.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel for this position.
Minimum Qualifications:
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Essential Physical Job Functions
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Ph.D. in Ph.D. in a social or behavioral science discipline. Experience OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Skill Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in survey methods, experience in conducting survey research, and familiarity with survey and statistical software. Responsibility, initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team are required.
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This position is full-time. Applicants should submit their CV, a brief statement of their background and interests and contact information for at least three references to Availability: Though there is some flexibility concerning start date, preference will generally be given to candidates available for a start date of July 1, 2022.
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