JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Rostock, GERMANY
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is recruiting a highly qualified statistical programmer to work on a project analyzing the relationship between health behaviors and mortality in aging populations. The successful candidate may have background in statistics, computer science, mathematics, or an applied discipline such as demography or economics or related field. Experience in using statistical software, analyzing large datasets, and collaboration with research teams are desirable.
The statistical programmer will join the newly established Population Health Research Group that is led by the Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä. The work will be supervised jointly by professors Mikko Myrskylä and Neil Mehta. Our team members use mostly Stata, R and MATLAB and experience with these environments is useful but not a prerequisite.
Interested applicants should provide:
(1) Letter of Interest (max two pages)
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Names and contact information for 2 references
Applications should be sent by e-mail to apply-health@ . For inquires about the position please contact Mikko Myrskylä myrskyla@ or Neil Mehta nkmehta@ . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.
The MPIDR is a leading institute in demographic research hosting a diverse range of labs with interdisciplinary topics. The working language of the MPIDR is English. For more information about the MPIDR, please see . The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas where they are underrepresented, and strongly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.
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