Apr 09, 2019

Research Coordinator

  • Polarization and Social Change Laboratory
  • Stanford, CA, USA
Postdoc Behavioral General Political Science Research Research Methods Social

Job Description

The Polarization and Social Change Laboratory at Stanford University brings researchers from social psychology, sociology, political science, and organizational behavior together in a fast-paced, highly collaborative work environment to study the leading social problems of our time and strategic approaches for affecting social change. We are looking for a hard-working and highly motivated full-time Research Coordinator to join us beginning in Summer or Fall 2019.

The position is a one-year, fixed term appointment with the possibility of renewal for additional years. This is a perfect position for those interested in graduate school in social psychology, psychology, political science, organizational behavior, and related fields.

The Research Coordinator will provide direct research support to the lab’s Director , Robb Willer, and the Associate Director. The Research Coordinator will also serve as the primary liaison between faculty, post-doctoral researchers, PhD students, and research assistants associated with the Polarization and Social Change Lab.

Research activities may consist of maintaining and expanding the lab’s large online participant pool, recruiting and managing undergraduate research assistants, managing teams of researchers, drafting IRB protocols for faculty research projects, managing and analyzing study datasets, developing and revising computer programs, programming surveys, and working with external survey vendors.

In addition to research support, this position will provide administrative support for the lab. This may include maintaining the Lab website, distributing press releases, clerical assistance for affiliated faculty, maintenance and scheduling of laboratory space, organizing meetings with affiliated faculty and staff from various centers and institutes across campus, organizing events and small conferences, booking travel,  and other duties as needed.

Applications are welcome from Social Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, etc. Lab projects focus on persuasion, civility, social movements, discrimination, inequality, & more. Review of applications will commence April 20th. To apply, please submit your materials at http://m.rfer.us/STANFORDXQ.5mu. 

Employer

Stanford University, Polarization and Social Change Lab

Department

School of Humanities and Sciences

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