Postdoctoral position in the research group of Professor Jonathan Slapin

The Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich ( invites applications for a postdoctoral position (60-70%) in the research group of Prof. Dr. Jonathan Slapin, who holds a Professorship in Political Institutions and European Politics.

The successful candidate will engage in research and teaching in the area of comparative politics, political institutions, or Europeanpolitics. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated substantive interest in parties, legislatures, electoral institutions, or other topics related to the chair. Interest in computational social science is a plus.

The successful candidateis expected to pursue theirown research interestsand contribute to research ongoing within the Chair, acquire funded projects and produce outstanding scholarship with publications in top journals and presses.

Teaching includes seminars or courses in English or German (approx. 2-4hours weekly in 2 semesters of 14 weeks) and advising students.

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Closing date: A rolling deadline for applications – open until filled – latest January 15, 2020.