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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Political Science 10038676
Salary: 60000.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training

Position Summary

The Department of Political Science is seeking to hire a full time Research Associate in the broad areas of International and Comparative Political Economy.  The successful candidate will be expected to work with Professor Cristina Bodea to enhance the department’s research agenda in Political Economy, through the publication of co-authored work with the Political Economy faculty and graduate students.

The requirements include: 1) A PhD in Political Science; 2) advanced training in Statistics and Econometrics. The teaching obligations for this position include one undergraduate course and several lab sessions for graduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise. The initial appointment will be for one year, with an option for reappointment for another year.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 15, 2018.

Interested applicants should apply via Michigan State University’s Applicant Tracking System at: https://careers.msu.edu.  Please submit cover letter, CV, copy of graduate transcripts, one research paper, statement of proposed research ideas (2-3 pages) and two letters of reference.  For further questions please contact Professor Cristina Bodea at bodeaana@msu.edu.  MSU is an Affirmative-Action equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Political Science

Minimum Requirements

A PhD in Political Science and advanced training in Statistics and Econometrics

Desired Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to work with Professor Cristina Bodea to enhance the department’s research agenda in Political Economy, through the publication of co-authored work with the Political Economy faculty and graduate students.

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Two Letters of Reference; please provide the names and contact information and they will be contacted through the system
  • Copy of graduate transcripts
  • One research paper
  • Statement of proposed research ideas (2 -3 pages)

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is August 15, 2018.

Interested applicants should apply via Michigan State University’s Applicant Tracking System at: https://careers.msu.edu.  Please submit cover letter, CV, copy of graduate transcripts, one research paper, statement of proposed research ideas (2-3 pages) and the names and contact information for two letters of reference. 

For further questions please contact Professor Cristina Bodea at bodeaana@msu.edu.  MSU is an Affirmative-Action equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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