November 17, 2009
Postdoc positions at Princeton
Post Doctoral Research Associate
The Office of Population Research at Princeton University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on a project that examines the biological pathways linking social and economic factors to health among older cohorts in Taiwan. The candidate should have strong methodological skills and experience in working with large survey data sets. Appointment is for one year, with possible renewal, to begin as early as July 2010. Ph.D. in related discipline required. To apply, link to http://jobs.princeton.edu to complete an application. Please include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, samples of original work, and appropriate supporting material. Applications will be considered starting March 15, 2010. Screening of applicants will continue until position is filled. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. For information about how to voluntarily self-identify, please link to http://www.princeton.edu/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm
NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Office of Population Research at Princeton University invites applications for an NIH postdoctoral fellowship. Candidates must have completed an MD or a PhD in demography, sociology, statistics, or other relevant field before appointment. Holders of NIH fellowships must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Appointment is for one year, with possibility of renewal, and a start date of September 2010. To apply, link to http://jobs.princeton.edu to complete an application. Please, include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, 1-3 page projected research plan, writing samples, and appropriate supporting material. Screening of applicants will start on February 1, 2010 and continue until position is filled. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. For information about how to voluntarily self-identify, please link to http://www.princeton.edu/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm
RAND Graduate Student Summer Associate Program
RAND's Graduate Student Summer Associate Program introduces outstanding graduate students to RAND, an institution that conducts research on a wide range of national security problems and domestic and international social policy issues. Students receive a stipend and are given the opportunity to conduct research that can be completed during the three months they are at RAND.
June 04, 2009
Fellowships available at MEASURE DHS
FELLOWSHIPS IN POPULATION AND HEALTH
ICF Macro is seeking applications from advanced Ph.D. students and recent Ph.D. graduates in demography, social sciences, and public health to conduct research studies on population and health issues in developing countries. The fellows are expected to work at their home institution to analyze data collected in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Service Provision Assessment (SPA) Surveys in one or more countries and prepare publishable-quality manuscripts on policy-relevant topics. Candidates are invited to submit a brief research proposal (3-4 pages), clearly outlining the research question(s), scope of analysis, and potential policy significance of their proposed study.
Candidates should also submit a brief application letter, a curriculum vitae, names of three references, and proof of their status either as an advanced Ph.D. student (those with completed course requirements and working on their dissertation/thesis) or as a recent Ph.D. graduate (past five years). Strong preference will be given to candidates from developing countries.
The applications are due before June 15, 2009. Selected candidates will be notified before July 15, 2009 and will be asked to submit a detailed outline and analysis plan for their study before August 30, 2009. A completed first draft of the manuscript will be due before December 15, 2009. In February 2010, Macro will organize a two-week workshop for the fellows to revise and polish their manuscripts for publication. Participation in the workshop is required.
Each selected fellow will be awarded a $5,000 stipend to cover his/her research expenses, which will be paid in three installments, upon submission of a detailed analysis plan, after completion of a draft manuscript, and after satisfactory completion of final revised manuscript. In addition, Macro will cover travel, lodging, and per diem expenses for each fellow to attend the workshop.
Please send applications to Vinod Mishra, Director of Research, Demographic and Health Research Division, ICF Macro, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA.
For information on Demographic and Health Surveys and Service Provision Assessment Surveys, visit www.measuredhs.com.
For more information on ICF Macro employment, visit: http://www.macrointernational.com/Employment/job_openings.aspx#HQ-FPH5-14-09
October 01, 2008
Population and Studies Training Center, Brown University
Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) expects to have an opening for a two-year postdoctoral research associate position beginning January 1, 2009.
The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program
The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging enables outstanding junior scholars in demographic and aging research to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and advance their research agenda. Housed within the Labor and Population Program, the program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. Fellowships are for one year, renewable for a second. Each fellow receives a competitive annual stipend, travel stipend and health insurance.
September 23, 2008
Several Faculty/Research Positions
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start July 1, 2009. Preference will be given to candidates in population studies, broadly defined to include scholarship on race, gender, inequality, life course, and the emerging area of biology and sociology. Successful candidates must exhibit strong commitment to research and publication and show potential for excellence in teaching.
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Psychology and the Population Research Center (PRC) invite applications for a tenure/tenure track faculty position as a full-time Assistant Professor to begin Fall semester 2009. Research interests for this position include genetic correlates of behavior, with a special emphasis on health, broadly defined.Candidates in any area of psychology, including Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognition and Perception, Clinical, Developmental, Evolutionary Psychology, and Social and Personality may be considered. We are especially interested in outstanding candidates who will foster interactions between Psychology and the PRC.
The sociology department at Rutgers University – New Brunswick is looking to hire an assistant professor who works in the area of social demography, broadly defined. The job is to begin in the Fall 2009. Research and teaching interests could include (but are not limited to) immigration, fertility, mortality, aging, family, and social inequality. The person we are seeking to hire must have strong quantitative skills as well as the interest and ability to teach graduate-level methods and statistics courses.
University of Wyoming. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in social demography. Strong quantitative skills are required. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in Sociology by the starting date, August 18, 2009.
Stockholm University The Linnaeus Centre on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe announces two two-year positions for researchers in an early stage of their academic career.
The Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track regular faculty position, field of expertise open. The appointment will begin Fall 2009 (August 31, 2009) and will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Priority will be given to completed applications received by October 6, 2008
August 13, 2008
Tenure track positions at Princeton and UC-Davis
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in demography and public affairs, beginning September, 2009.
The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure track position in social demography to begin July 1, 2009. Substantive areas in social demography might include, but are not limited to marriage and family, immigration, and labor markets. The position will be at the Assistant Professor level (salary commensurate with experience). Deadline for submission of applications is September 15, 2008.
July 07, 2008
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Population and Health. Northwestern University
Northwestern University is seeking an experienced scholar in social epidemiology, population health or related fields, who has done extensive, theory-grounded work in demography, incorporating biological outcomes and covariates.
April 01, 2008
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Faculty and Research positions from the Chronicle of Higher Education
March 11, 2008
Faculty/Research Positions from Chronicle of Higher Education
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Social/behavioral sciences positions has been updated through Mar. 11, 2008
February 29, 2008
Paid Internship Opportunity
2008 Summer Internships: Office of Retirement and Disability Policy, Social Security Administration
The Office of Retirement and Disability Policy of the Social Security Administration (SSA) is currently accepting applications for summer internships. Projects involve current and future issues for retirement and disability, such as the analysis of economic/social well-being, labor force participation, financial literacy, benefit applicants, work incentives, international policies, non-citizen issues, authentication, and evidentiary standards. Other opportunities include statistical reporting of beneficiary population characteristics (such as demographic characteristics, immigrant status, or patterns of employment history), computer programming, and developing business process applications.
More information may be found here: http://www.mrrc.isr.umich.edu/opportunity/