Job Opening: Postdoctoral Fellow

Jan. 14, 2021

Post-doctoral fellow for a 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 focus is on the higher rate of functional limitations by age among the native-born and immigrant Latino/Hispanic population.

This position is anticipated to begin in the summer or fall of 2021. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second-year contingent on excellent performance and continued funding. Screening of applicants will begin in January.

Candidates are required to have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in demography, sociology or other social science field, public health, public policy, or statistics. All requirements for the degree must 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 must work well in a collaborative research environment and have good interpersonal skills. Excellent professional writing is also essential. Experience working with complex social survey data (e.g., HRS, PSID, NLSY, etc.) is strongly preferred.

This position can be held either at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University, or at the California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers at both institutions and have some time for his/her own research. Please apply either to Princeton or to UCLA, but NOT TO BOTH. Applicants will be considered for the position regardless of which institution they apply to.

To apply at the California Center for Population Research, UCLA. Candidates should submit a current CV, contact information for two references and a cover letter. Submit all applications to Rachel Veerman, rveerman@ucla.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

To apply at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University. Candidates interested in holding the position at Princeton should apply to https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/18543 and need to submit a current CV, contact information for two references and a cover letter.

Applying

All applications must be completed online. Follow the link provided in the job listing or visit  Jobs at Princeton