JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

University of Massachusetts

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Social & Behavioral Sciences
Institute for Social Science Research
Research Methodologist

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455343
Date Posted: 03/08/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Methodologist
Section: US: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Institute for Social Science Research is seeking applicants for Research Methodologist. Primary responsibilities: develop programs to support methodological skills for social scientists; conduct innovative social science research; provide research and methodological advising; offer instructional workshops to social science researchers; manage a small team of graduate research consultants. The Research Methodologist will work with ISSR Director and staff to help design new initiatives to advance the service and research mission of the Institute while pursuing their own research interests and research opportunities and collaborating on interdisciplinary research.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in social sciences or related fields; background in quantitative social science methods and analytical techniques; strong communication skills; experience mentoring and instructing in research methods.

This is a non-tenure track position with promise for advancement. Initial appointment is two years with renewal contingent on performance and success in procuring external funding.

Applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: Applications must include a cover letter describing interest in this position and funded research plans, curriculum vitae, and short writing sample (published article or research grant proposal), uploaded in Interview Exchange. Three letters of recommendation from scholars familiar with your research and mentoring capabilities must be submitted via email or U.S. mail to Karen Mason (, Attn: Research Methodologist Search, ISSR, 108 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts, 130 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003.
Visit our website: Please direct questions to Dr. Henry Renski (

The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing academic excellence and diversity, including mentoring programs for faculty. The College and Institute are committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body and curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/28/2016