Research Fellow

Michigan, United States
26 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing their scholarly activities and interests in the Population Studies Center and the position. Please include a CV, three letters of reference or names of three references, and up to two recent publications or writing samples. Salary is highly competitive.

Please send applications electronically to or by mail to Population Studies Center Search Committee, Director's Office, Population Studies Center, Suite 2116, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ml 48106-1248. Reference position #166462.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Summary

The Population Studies Center in the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a 1-year renewable post-doctoral fellowship. The Research Fellow  will collaborate with investigators working on the Michigan Contraceptive Access, Research, and Evaluation Study (M-CARES ).

The Research Fellow will collaborate on research papers, lead data analysis for the study using Stata, obtain, maintain, and document administrative records, extract data from administrative systems, assist in coordinating project activities with other institutions and agencies, and assist with IRB management.

Required Qualifications*

Requirements for the position are a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely-related field and advanced expertise in applied econometrics and relevant software and programming tools (Python and Stata). Desired qualifications include experience with RCTs and strong writing skills.

Additional Information

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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