Employment Announcements

Academic Positions

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    January 31, 2018
    We welcome applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Policy whose research is relevant to social policy. We seek a scholar whose research advances our knowledge of policies that address the economic and social disparities —inclusive of differences in geography, race, and ethnicity. His or her research may deepen our understanding of the changing dynamics of labor-market opportunities or how employment contributes to the social welfare of individuals and families. Successful candidates will have doctorates in Economics, Political Science, Political Economy, Public Policy, Sociology, or a related field. Applicants’ research should have important public policy implications. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
    We are a collegial, interdisciplinary department within a school of public affairs located at an excellent and diverse public university in one of the greatest cities in the world. We offer a Master of Public Policy degree, are developing an undergraduate major, and help train doctoral students from varied departments across campus. Click here for more information.
    Date posted: 8/15/2017 | View listing
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    January 31, 2018
    We welcome applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Policy whose research is relevant to understanding immigration and/or migration. We seek a scholar whose research advances our understanding of the causes and consequences of these population movements. He or she may also study the social, political, economic, and demographic realignments that migrants produce in their communities of destination or origin. Successful candidates will have doctorates in Economics, Political Science, Political Economy, Public Policy, History, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field. Applicants’ research should have important public policy implications. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
    We are a collegial, interdisciplinary department within a school of public affairs located at an excellent and diverse public university in one of the greatest cities in the world. We offer a Master of Public Policy degree, are developing an undergraduate major, and help train doctoral students from varied departments across campus.Click here for more information.
    Date posted: 8/15/2017 | View listing
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  • Social Policy & Practice
    December 31, 2017
    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network Administrator at the School of Social Policy & Practice. The Network Administrator, will direct the day-to-day operations of the center and will support the establishment of the Sloan ADRF Network through the following three, key activities: (1) developing a network governance process, (2) organizing annual PI meetings and network conferences, and (3) creating a communications plan that includes a website and monthly newsletter. The Network Coordinator is expected to establish collegial and collaborative relationships with researchers and faculty at the Penn Population Studies Center. Here is an in-depth description of this position.
    Date posted: 12/22/2016 | View listing
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Post-doctoral Positions

  • Yale University
    December 31, 2017
    The successful candidate will work with Professor Crawford and colleagues on demography and population size estimation for hidden and hard-to-reach groups. In particular, we are interested in developing tools for rigorous epidemiology, demography, and public health research on stigmatized, criminalized, and otherwise hard-to-reach populations.The position comes with substantial freedom to choose research projects, work in the US and internationally, and design and implement new sampling methods and surveys. There is funding to run pilot studies and experiments.
    Date posted: 9/13/2017 | View listing
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Summer Internships / Temporary Employment

  • November 1, 2017
    The Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Fogarty Global Health Fellows and Scholars Program provides supportive mentorship, research opportunities and a collaborative research environment for early stage investigators to enhance their global health research expertise and their careers. The 12-month program provides 11-month in-country experience, stipend/salary support, health insurance, modest research project funding, travel costs to and from the international site, and a five-day orientation on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Fellows have the opportunity to train overseas at Emory VECD partner sites in India, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, and Guatemala. This program is open to doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows.  For additional information on the program, sites, eligibility and the application process, go to www.vecd.org.
    Examples of Research Topics:  
    • Diabetes and metabolic diseases
    • Diseases of the heart, vessels, lungs, and blood, including blood resources
    • Mental disorders, including basic, clinical, and translational research to advance understanding of causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
    • Ophthalmology and eye-related research
    • Infectious Diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs, tuberculosis, opportunistic infections, opportunistic malignancies
    • Cancer, including oncology, radiation therapy, pathophysiology, and other cancer-related issues, including but not limited to HIV-related cancers
    • Behavioral research including substance (drug and/or alcohol) use
    Date posted: 9/26/2017 | View listing
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