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University of Michigan ICPSR
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
10 days ago
University of Michigan ICPSR
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
10 days ago

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ICPSR Research Scientist/Associate Research Scientist/Assistant Research Scientist

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) in the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time position with a research focus on social or behavioral determinants of health or a related social science focus.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan maintains a number of long-standing research and data archiving projects and collaborates with other units on research projects. ICPSR is currently searching for a 12-month Research Scientist who may be hired at any rank. (Research Scientist/Associate Research Scientist/Assistant Research Scientist). The research faculty at ICPSR conduct research and contribute to the development of archived data collections and extramural funded projects to build data archiving infrastructure to support research activities.

This position offers a unique opportunity to serve as an integral part of Business and Collection Development at ICPSR with research and leadership responsibility for extramural research and infrastructure projects including a five-year project to build a Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research on COVID-19 Consortium Coordinating Center (SBECCC). The goal of the center is to expand collaboration and dissemination around National Institutes of Health-funded SBE research on COVID-19 and better address vulnerable populations and health disparities. The position will work with the current project director and collaborate with investigators and staff at ICPSR and elsewhere to develop a consortium of researchers and projects working on SBE COVID-19 and help facilitate SBE data collection and wide dissemination of research data and findings on COVID-19.

Additionally, this person will contribute to existing projects at ICPSR and bring an interest in contributing to the development of extramural projects aimed at collecting, managing, analyzing, or disseminating social, economic, and behavioral data related to health outcomes and determinants of health outcomes. Emphasis for this position is on someone wishing to support the mission of ICPSR to provide data and develop infrastructure that advances and expands social and behavioral research.

ICPSR, part of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.



Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology, Economics, Public Health, Human Development, Psychology or a closely-related field; demonstrated interest in and familiarity with social and behavioral research data preferred; experience with writing grants and contracts; strong leadership, communication, and administrative skills with exceptional attention to detail; proven ability to manage and analyze data of many types including survey or administrative data; familiarity with relevant software and research tools, and strong writing skills. The ideal candidate will join the project immediately. The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing their scholarly activities and interests in the project. Please include a CV, three letters of reference or names of three references, and up to two recent publications. All applicants must submit their applications on our online applications site at http://apply.interfolio.com/99582

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

For full consideration, please submit application materials by January, 19, 2022. Review of applications will be ongoing.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background checks.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60893995
  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST/RESEARCH ASSISTANT SCIENTIST (Open Rank)
  • Company Name: University of Michigan ICPSR
  • Industry: Research - Non-Survey
  • Job Function: Research (non-survey)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
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