Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 04.07.2024

Postdoc Position in the Research Group of Lucas Leemann

University of Zurich, Zurich

Bewerbungsfrist: 12.08.2024

Beginn: 01.10.2024

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Your profile

- A PhD in a social science discipline (e.g., political science, economics, sociology) or a related field with a clear connection to social sciences.

- A strong interest in academic research, ideally proven through internationally visible publications, third-party funding, or related research activities.

- Dedication, ability to work in a team, and ability to work independently.

- Strong command of English.

- Essential skills:

- Experience with small-area estimation or non-representative data (e.g., using MRP models).

- Strong methodological skills and willingness to keep learning how to use new tools.

- Experience with machine learning and/or data engineering.

- Desired skills:

- Experience with geo-spatial data.

- Experience in dealing with missing data and strategies to overcome this problem.

What we offer

- Integration in a leading department of political science with highly motivated and engaged members.

- Possibility to co-author within the project and beyond.

- Possibility to independently develop a research agenda.

- Financial and academic support from the research group and department.

- The appointment is for three years.

- Salary is according to cantonal guidelines and approximately 81’500 CHF per year (gross salary).

Further information

Further inquiries can be directed to Lucas Leemann (

Please apply through our application page ( Postdoc-Leemann.html) where you can upload your letter of interest, a current CV, a writing sample (i.e., job market paper), and the contact details of two people willing to serve as a reference.