OPR Jobs

There are 3 job openings at this time:

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

D-19-OPR-00001 | Population Research | Research |

The Office of Population Research is seeking a post-doctoral researcher for a new project on the role of occupational segregation by race/ethnicity and immigrant status and its effects on older adult health in the United States. The availability of the position is contingent on research grant funding. This position is anticipated to begin in the summer or fall of 2019. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year contingent on excellent performance and continued funding. Screening of applicants will begin in February.

Candidates are required to have a PhD in demography, sociology or other social science field, public health, public policy, or statistics. All requirements for the degree should be completed before the position begins. Candidates must have strong statistical skills, hands-on experience with quantitative research, and excellent Stata and/or R programming skills and experience. Candidates should work well in a collaborative research environment and have good interpersonal skills. Excellent professional writing is essential. Experience working with complex social survey data (e.g., HRS, PSID, NLSY) is preferred.

This position is at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University. Candidates can apply at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/10181 and need to submit a current CV, contact information for two references and a cover letter. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Candidates interested in applying for this position at the California Center for Population Research, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) should go to https://ph.ucla.edu/administration/employment-opportunities.


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

The Office of Population Research is seeking a research associate for a project using intensive longitudinal data to study the formation and evolution of adolescent romantic and sexual partnerships. This position is anticipated to begin in the summer or fall of 2019. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year contingent on excellent performance and continued funding. Screening of applicants will begin in May. 

Candidates are required to have an advanced degree in demography, public health, psychology, sociology, or other social science field. In addition to strong statistical skills, preferably including multi-level modeling, and programming proficiency in Stata and/or R, hands-on experience analyzing complex longitudinal social survey data (e.g., Fragile Families, PSID, NLSY) is essential. Familiarity with intensive longitudinal methods (e.g., diary, EMA, ESM) is highly desirable. Excellent professional writing is also required. This position is at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University. 

Candidates can apply at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/11381 and need to submit a current CV, contact information for two references and a cover letter. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


Research Specialist II

The Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) at Princeton University is seeking a Research Specialist II to provide data management, statistical analysis, and operational support for the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS). This position will have a significant role in developing new supplemental administrative data files to append to data in the FFCWS archive, programming responsibilities for the Year 22 wave of data collection (during both survey development and fieldwork), and will provide technical data support and outreach for FFCWS. This position will support Principal Investigators and collaborators, project staff, and external researchers and students using the FFCWS data.

The ideal applicant will have strong programming skills (Stata preferred), with the ability to help manage, support, and expand a large archive of highly-sensitive data from this prominent NIH-funded longitudinal study. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and able to manage projects independently. The Research Specialist II will be required to develop a deep understanding of FFCWS survey data files, efficiently code Stata programs, and quality check data files using a meticulous attention to detail. The Research Specialist II is expected to provide technical support to researchers with clear and concise written and verbal explanations. They should be able to thrive in a flexible work environment, and be committed to continued learning and training in areas such as data management and statistical analysis.

If interested, please apply through the Careers at Princeton University web page.


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