JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016
University of Michigan
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Survey Research Center (SRC) within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) is seeking an economist at the rank of Associate or Full Research Professor to join its highly successful research program in health and retirement.
We are interested in appointing a scholar with exceptional leadership skills and demonstrated commitment to scientific excellence. The candidate must have a proven track record of scholarly achievement and the ability to thrive in the entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment of SRC.
The research program in health and retirement is anchored by the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a global leader in innovative multi-disciplinary survey research. Allied research projects in medicine, economics, psychology, epidemiology and other fields build on and complement the HRS. The successful candidate will work with HRS investigators and support scientists to adapt its approaches to economic measurement to new realities and new technologies
The successful candidate will develop and maintain a portfolio of independently funded research projects. A joint appointment with an appropriate department at the University of Michigan, and/or teaching opportunities, is also possible. Salary is highly competitive.
The Health and Retirement Study ( is a public resource supported by the National Institute on Aging (U01AG0009740) and the Social Security Administration. SRC ( is an international leader in interdisciplinary social science research involving the collection and analysis of survey data. SRC also advances the scientific method of social research through teaching and training.
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Applicants should submit a letter describing their scholarly activities, funded research programs/plans, and interests in SRC and HRS. Please include CV and two or three recent publications. A doctoral degree is required.
Please send applications, nominations and inquiries electronically to srcsearches@ Reference position #121159. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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Please send applications, nominations and inquiries electronically to srcsearches@ Reference position # 121159. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.