Job AnnouncementsFebruary 15, 2013
- Call for Applications: Demography/Population Postdoc in Paris
This year, the Institut National D'Etudes Demographiques in Paris will host one post-doc working on population issues. Conditions of eligibility :
- Your research project concerns Population Studies
- You defended your thesis after October 1, 2008 & before March 15, 2013
- Knowledge of French is not required at the time of recruitment, but is an advantage for effective integration
- No nationality or age criteria. However, applicants aged over 35 must provide proof of an atypical academic career (non-academic work experience, for example).
More information is available here.December 10, 2012
- Recruiting for an Associate Service Fellow, National Survey of Family Growth Team
National Survey of Family Growth team is currently recruiting for an Associate Service Fellow position in demography/epidemiology. The fellow will contribute to all aspects of conducting the survey, preparing data files and documentation, and disseminating the survey data. Initially offered is a 13-month appointment which may be extended up to 10 years by mutual agreement. The fellowship opportunity is open to all citizens of the United States or legal permanent residents with a work authorization. Applicants must have successfully completed a master’s degree or higher in demography, epidemiology, public health, or a related field. An initial salary of $51,630 -- $81,204 (equivalent to GS9, step 1 to GS 11, step 10) will be offered based on education and experience. Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2012. | FULL ANNOUNCEMENTDecember 10, 2012
- Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting applications for the Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development. Sponsored by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Fellows will receive stipends to support tuition and research expenses. In addition, Fellows will become part of a network of researchers and participate in professional development opportunities. Applicants should be currently enrolled in Ph.D. programs in either sub-Saharan Africa, the United States or Canada, and should have completed their coursework by the start of the fellowship. Students in economics, geography, population studies, and epidemiology are especially encouraged to apply.
The objective of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation/IIE Dissertation Fellowship is to produce sound evidence on the role of population and reproductive health in economic development that could be incorporated into national and international economic planning and decision making.
These fellowships will support dissertation research on topics that examine how population dynamics, family planning, and reproductive health influence economic development, including economic growth, poverty reduction, and equity. | MORE INFONovember 21, 2012
- TWO Demography Positions Open at SUNY at Albany
The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis (CSDA) of the University at Albany (SUNY) announces a search for two demographers.
Both lines are tenure track with discipline and rank open. Please see the complete listing at their
website.October 15, 2012
- NIH/NIA Job Opening for Program Officer in Psychological/Behavioral Sciences
The Individual and Behavioral Processes Branch (IBP) in the Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is recruiting a dynamic and experienced psychological or behavioral scientist with academic training and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Mechanisms of behavior change; Behavioral and community interventions; Developmental/life course theory and longitudinal analysis; Measurement and harmonization of behavioral and social phenotypes; Social stratification of health and health inequalities; Intersections between psychology and, e.g., economics, neuroscience, genetics, or sociology/demography.
Read the Full AnnouncementAugust 29, 2012
- Senior Survey Specialist: ICF International
Consulting firm ICF International seeks a Senior Survey Specialist to work within our International Health and Development Division based in Calverton, MD. ICF's IHD Division conducts technical assistance, research, and evaluation projects in a wide range of content areas including health, population, labor, community services and monitoring and evaluation. This position works with the prestigious MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) project. Our work is international and focuses on important policy issues, uses rigorous and innovative data collection, technical assistance and evaluation methods, and involves working closely with our clients and others to ensure that research results make a difference. Application to applyAugust 20, 2012
- Quantitative Sociologist: University of Colorado
The Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. The Department is looking for a quantitative sociologist whose work complements one of the four substantive research areas: 1) population & health studies, 2) crime and deviance, 3) gender, and 4) environmental sociology. The applicant will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate statistics courses at the beginning and advanced levels. The appointment will begin August of 2013 and applicants must have a PhD in sociology, demography, or comparable field by the time of the appointment. Applicants should submit a C.V., a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, one sample research paper, and three letters of recommendation to the following: www.jobsatcu.com
(job #818585). Application review will begin October 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Jason Boardman (chair of search committee) at firstname.lastname@example.org
for any additional information. View the full job description here. August 07, 2012
- Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Demography and Public Affairs: Princeton University
The Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University is currently undertaking a search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in demography and public affairs, beginning fall 2013. The appointment may be made jointly with a social or natural science department. Areas of particular interest include family, fertility, marriage, epidemiology, health, disease, and development. Candidates should have a strong research agenda, a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, and well articulated interests in public policy; Ph.D. is required.
Interested candidates should submit online
a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, a 2-3 page statement summarizing research accomplishments and future plans, and contact information for three recommendations. The search committee will begin reviewing applications in mid-November.
More InfoMay 10, 2012
- Post-doctoral Statistical Analyst Position at UNC's Center for Developmental Science
The person in this position will conduct statistical analyses to test hypotheses related to genetic influences and gene by contextual influences on the development of adolescent health risk behaviors (e.g. tobacco use, alcohol use, drug use, aggression and violence, dating abuse) and contribute to manuscript preparation. Experience conducting statistical procedures for analyzing longitudinal data and specifically proficiency in conducting mixed-level analyses using SAS Proc Mixed are required. Proficiency in M-PLUS is not required but would be desirable. Experience conducting analyses related to genetic influences is not required, but would be preferable. The primary work for this position would be to conduct the statistical analyses required to address the specific aims of the Genes in Context Study, funded by NICHD, and participate in preparing manuscripts reporting those findings, but the person in this position will also be encouraged to pursue genetic related research ideas of their own and to write-papers as a primary author. More InfoMay 10, 2012
- Student Statistical Analyst Position at UNC's Center for Developmental Science
The student in this position will conduct statistical analyses to test hypotheses related to genetic influences and gene by contextual influences on the development of adolescent health risk behaviors (e.g. tobacco use, alcohol use, drug use, aggression and violence, dating abuse) and contribute to manuscript preparation. Experience conducting statistical procedures for analyzing longitudinal data and specifically proficiency in conducting mixed-level analyses using SAS Proc Mixed are required. Proficiency in M-PLUS is not required but would be desirable. Experience conducting analyses related to genetic influences is not required, but would be preferable. The primary work for this position would be to conduct the statistical analyses required to address the specific aims of the Genes in Context Study, funded by NICHD, and participate in preparing manuscripts reporting those findings, but the student in this position will also be encouraged to pursue genetic related research ideas of their own and to write papers as a primary author. More InfoApril 12, 2012
- Post-doctoral Research Position with Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe (SPaDE)
The position is for a two-year period with start during fall 2012 / no later than January 1, 2013. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to bring along plans for his/her own research linked to the Center’s research agenda, to collaborate intensively with Center members on ongoing research projects and to participate in the intellectual life of the Center.
The Linnaeus Center on Social Policy and Family Dynamics in Europe is a research program financed for 2008-2018 by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet). The overarching goal is to produce the best evidence for social policy effects on fertility and family change and to communicate this evidence to policy makers and the public. The Center has a clear multi-disciplinary orientation and welcomes applicants with a background in demography, economics, human geography, political science, sociology, or other related social sciences. View the full announcement.October 26, 2011
- Research Associate (Post-doctoral) position in cross-scalar research on migration, urbanization & climate change
The University of Colorado Population Center (CUPC) & National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Integrated Science Program (ISP) announce recruitment for a Research Associate (Post-doctoral) position in cross-scalar research on migration, urbanization & climate change.
The full-time Research Associate will work with both CUPC & NCAR researchers on projects bridging institutions. Relevant CUPC & NCAR research includes:
household-level modeling of migration processes as related to environmental change;
vulnerability & resilience of urban regions in the face of environmental change;
the role of migration & urbanization processes in shaping emission trends;
integrated assessment modeling of emissions & climate change, linking socio-economic & natural science.
Central & Latin America represent key geographic areas of interest given ongoing research in both CUPC & NCAR, although other areas of focus will be considered.
This postdoctoral research program has been developed to 1) contribute to the emerging body of population-climate research, 2) grow the pool of scientists qualified to work at one of the areas of the interface between population-climate dynamics, & 3) increase & strengthen collaborations between CUPC affiliates & the NCAR Integrated Science Program scholars. Thus, the program will pair recently graduated PhDs with host scientists at both CUPC & NCAR to work in areas of mutual interest.
More InfoOctober 21, 2011
- Assistant Professor in Spatial Demography
"The University of Iowa’s Departments of Geography and Sociology invite applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with research and teaching emphasis in spatial demography. We seek individuals with teaching and research interests in modeling population change with an emphasis on aging. Knowledge of geographic information technologies and their use in teaching and research is desirable. We seek strong candidates who show evidence of the ability to pursue ambitious research programs, with excellent teaching skills and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education." Formal screening will begin November 11th, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. More InfoAugust 18, 2011
- Post-Doctoral Position in Social Science and Infectious Disease
The Goldberg Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a post-doctoral researcher to study human social drivers of zoonotic disease in Sub-Saharan Africa. The post-doc will be an integral member of a new, international, NIH-funded project focused on the biological and human dimensions of primate infectious disease transmission in Uganda, including social drivers of human-primate contact and zoonotic transmission. This is a unique opportunity for a post-doctoral scholar with training in the social sciences to study human-wildlife conflict/contact and health and disease in a highly relevant ecological setting. The following criteria apply.
Candidates must have completed or be near to completing a PhD in the social sciences, in a discipline such as anthropology, geography, sociology, behavioral epidemiology, or a relevant discipline within the public health fields.
Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in health and infectious disease.
Candidates must have prior field experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Candidates must be willing to relocate to Madison, Wisconsin for three years.
Candidates must be willing to spend substantial time abroad, including in Sub-Saharan Africa and at partner institutions in the United Kingdom.
Candidates must have experience with collection and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data. Familiarity with methods such as social network analysis, GIS, participatory methods, and survey design would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will help lead a dynamic international team of students and other post-docs in a multi-institutional, multidisciplinary project. Duties involve a flexible combination of fieldwork, analyses, and project coordination, in addition to helping to mentor students from North America, Europe, and Africa. The successful applicant will be expected to explore new research directions of her/his choosing, assisted by a strong team of collaborators.
Applicants should send a current CV, a statement of research interests and qualifications (be sure to address the six criteria above), and a list of three people (names, addresses, e-mails) who can serve as references.
Application materials must be received by September 12, 2011 for full consideration; the position is available starting immediately and requires a three-year commitment. If interested, contact
Dr. Tony L. Goldberg
| More InfoJune 28, 2011
- Alaska Department of Labor ~ Demographer
The Alaska Department of Labor is hiring for a demographer in the research shop. From the AK DOL: "Alaska is a fascinating place to carry out population research, and we have access to databases that can be used for diverse and detailed analyses. The demographer will work in the development and production of population estimates and projections, and related reports and articles. New ideas and innovations for improvement would be encouraged."
Minimum qualifications for the position:
A bachelor’s degree in demography/population studies, statistics, sociology, economics, anthropology, geography, urban/regional planning, or public health/epidemiology
Two years of professional experience conducting studies, which included demographic considerations, and required analyzing data, interpreting results, and producing estimates or projections.
A master’s degree in demography/population studies, statistics, sociology, anthropology, geography, urban/regional planning, or public health/epidemiology.