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February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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Statistical Programmer

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455442
Date Posted: 03/30/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Statistical Programmer
Section: International: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
J1 -- Demographic Economics
00 -- Default: Any Field
Statistics, Statistical Programmer, computer science, mathematics, demography, economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) is recruiting a statistical programmer to work on a diverse set of projects spanning from health and ageing to fertility and forecasting. 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 Population Health Research Group that is led by the Director of the MPIDR Mikko Myrskylä. Our team members use mostly Stata, R and MATLAB and experience with at least one of these environments is a clear advantage. The position is initially for 3 years, with possibility for extension.

Interested applicants should provide:
(1) Letter of Interest (max. one page)
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Contact information for 2 references

Please apply online at For inquires about the position please contact Daniel Schneider at Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the 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 individuals with disabilities, and especially encourages them to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 05/31/2016