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February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Post Doctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462725
Date Posted: 06/17/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Keywords:
Health Economics
Demographic Economics
Salary Range: 55,000-65,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites applications for multiple postdoctoral research associate positions with research interests in one or more of the following areas:
(1) applying advanced demographic and econometric methods to understand the importance of place of birth on later life health and mortality
(2) applying demographic methods to understand Alzheimer’s Disease processes
(3) applying biodemographic/genetic methods to Alzheimer’s Disease and other Aging processes
The new postdocs will work in collaboration with Jason Fletcher and several other UW-Madison faculty on multi-year research projects funded by the National Institute on Aging. Appointments can start as early as August 2019, but start dates through January 2020 are possible.

For more information about the Center, research faculty, and current research activities, please visit our website at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/ and employment opportunities https://cdha.wisc.edu/about/employment-opportunities

An ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and writing skills, advanced knowledge of demographic and econometric methods with large survey and/or administrative data, and training or interest in life course analysis and health and aging outcomes. Knowledge of biodemography and causal inference methods is preferred. PhD required

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 08/31/2019
Application Deadline Has Passed