Computational Research Specialist / Analyst
To address the challenges we are seeing with gerrymandering at a national level, the Wang Lab is recruiting a Computational Research Analyst to join the Princeton Gerrymandering Project. This individual will do geography-intensive calculations to test our simple statistical standards, explore how such standards can be applied on a preventive basis to the redistricting process, and close loopholes in proposed reform efforts. Our work is likely to be deployed either in the courtroom or at the ballot box.
This is a one year term position with the possibility of extension based on continued funding.
For more information, please see the work we have developed and published: simple statistical standards to define and combat these offenses. These standards have won a prize from Common Cause and were presented to the Court in an amicus brief filed along with other noted scholars.
The successful candidate sill take on the following responsibilities:
This position requires a masters degree or or bachelors plus 2 years experience. More experienced applicants are also welcome
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
This is a 1 year term position with the possibility of renewal based on continued funding.
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