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Academic Positions

  • Princeton University
    Princeton, New Jersey
    December 31, 2018
    The Eviction Lab at Princeton University has an immediate opening for a statistician/quantitative analyst, appointed at the rank of Associate or more senior Professional Specialist. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on funding and satisfactory job performance. The successful candidate will, along with others in the lab, analyze a novel dataset having to do with residential insecurity in America and will work with faculty, researchers, research specialists, and students in the development of statistical modeling, programming code, and academic papers. Essential Qualifications Requires: The position requires a PhD in a quantitative field, including statistics, economics, computer science, political science, or sociology. The successful candidate must specialize in statistical methodology and have significant training and experience in quantitative analysis of social-scientific data. Knowledge of Stata and/or R is required. Familiarity with big data analysis, computational statistics, data mining, and/or econometrics is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential as is the ability to work in a research team on several projects simultaneously. Experience publishing academic studies is highly desirable. The successful candidate is willing and able to learn new programming languages, modeling techniques, and quantitative approaches and stay current on the latest advances in statistics and quantitative social science. The candidate will be responsible for leading workshops and training sessions on statistics methods and programming to members of the Eviction Lab. For full consideration, applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/5104. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references should be submitted. The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.
    Date posted: 11/29/2017 | View listing
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  • Cornell University
    December 31, 2017
    Postdoctoral Associate of the Cornell Population Center (CPC) at Cornell University: CPC invites applicants for the Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowships. This is a two-year position starting on August 16, 2018. Selection is based on scholarly potential, ability to work in multi-disciplinary settings, and the support of a CPC faculty affiliate to serve as a mentor. Preference will be given to fellows with research interests in areas broadly related to the CPC’s four main foci: families & children; health behaviors & disparities; poverty & inequality; and immigration & diversity. Postdoctoral associates will have access to university resources and receive an annual salary plus benefits and a modest research/travel account. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in demography, economics, sociology, or a related social science discipline by August 16, 2018. Applications are due by December 8, 2017. For more information and to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10058.

    Assistant Professors in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University: PAM is seeking to hire two Assistant Professors, one in Health and one in Applied Microeconomics. The Health hire will conduct empirical research in health economics and/or health disparities. The Applied Microeconomics hire will conduct empirical research in one or more of the following areas: behavioral economics, development, economic demography, education, health, law and economics, environmental economics, labor economics, public finance, and regulation. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include support of an undergraduate major in Policy Analysis and Management, professional master’s students, and Ph.D. programs in Policy Analysis and Management, Economics, and Sociology. A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, sociology, public health, or other appropriate field is required. We will begin reviewing applications immediately. For more information and to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9983.
    Date posted: 10/24/2017 | 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 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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Industry Positions

  • Princeton University
    Princeton, New Jersey
    December 31, 2018
    The Eviction Lab at Princeton University has an immediate opening for a statistician/quantitative analyst, appointed at the rank of Associate or more senior Professional Specialist. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on funding and satisfactory job performance. The successful candidate will, along with others in the lab, analyze a novel dataset having to do with residential insecurity in America and will work with faculty, researchers, research specialists, and students in the development of statistical modeling, programming code, and academic papers. Essential Qualifications Requires: The position requires a PhD in a quantitative field, including statistics, economics, computer science, political science, or sociology. The successful candidate must specialize in statistical methodology and have significant training and experience in quantitative analysis of social-scientific data. Knowledge of Stata and/or R is required. Familiarity with big data analysis, computational statistics, data mining, and/or econometrics is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential as is the ability to work in a research team on several projects simultaneously. Experience publishing academic studies is highly desirable. The successful candidate is willing and able to learn new programming languages, modeling techniques, and quantitative approaches and stay current on the latest advances in statistics and quantitative social science. The candidate will be responsible for leading workshops and training sessions on statistics methods and programming to members of the Eviction Lab. For full consideration, applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/5104. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references should be submitted. The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.
    Date posted: 11/29/2017 | View listing
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Post-doctoral Positions

  • Cornell University
    December 31, 2017
    Postdoctoral Associate of the Cornell Population Center (CPC) at Cornell University: CPC invites applicants for the Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellowships. This is a two-year position starting on August 16, 2018. Selection is based on scholarly potential, ability to work in multi-disciplinary settings, and the support of a CPC faculty affiliate to serve as a mentor. Preference will be given to fellows with research interests in areas broadly related to the CPC’s four main foci: families & children; health behaviors & disparities; poverty & inequality; and immigration & diversity. Postdoctoral associates will have access to university resources and receive an annual salary plus benefits and a modest research/travel account. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in demography, economics, sociology, or a related social science discipline by August 16, 2018. Applications are due by December 8, 2017. For more information and to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10058.

    Assistant Professors in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University: PAM is seeking to hire two Assistant Professors, one in Health and one in Applied Microeconomics. The Health hire will conduct empirical research in health economics and/or health disparities. The Applied Microeconomics hire will conduct empirical research in one or more of the following areas: behavioral economics, development, economic demography, education, health, law and economics, environmental economics, labor economics, public finance, and regulation. Teaching and advising responsibilities will include support of an undergraduate major in Policy Analysis and Management, professional master’s students, and Ph.D. programs in Policy Analysis and Management, Economics, and Sociology. A Ph.D. in economics, public policy, sociology, public health, or other appropriate field is required. We will begin reviewing applications immediately. For more information and to apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9983.
    Date posted: 10/24/2017 | View listing
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  • 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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