University of Michigan-Ann Arbor: Institute for Social Research: Survey Research Center (SRC)

The Survey Research Center within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research is seeking an economist at the rank of Research Professor or Associate Professor to join its research program in health and retirement, which is anchored by the Health and Retirement Study. The successful candidate will work with other investigators to adapt its approaches for economic measurement to new realities and new technologies.

We seek scholars with exceptional leadership skills and demonstrated commitment to scientific
excellence. Candidates must have a proven track record of scholarly achievement and the ability to thrive in the entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment of SRC. The ideal candidate would be a scientific leader in economics, or closely related social or policy science discipline, a history of interdisciplinary collaborations, a demonstrated focus on research relevant to health and aging, and a successful record of entrepreneurial activity. Prior experience managing survey design, fieldwork, web-based data collection, administrative linkages, or other aspects of data production and dissemination are highly desirable.

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A joint appointment with an appropriate department at the University of Michigan is possible.

Individuals from groups historically under-represented in economics or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply

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