JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

The University of Michigan

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Institute for Social Research
Population Studies Center
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465926
Date Posted: 11/06/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Economics of Crime
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Population Studies Center (PSC) in the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan invites applications for a one or two-year post-doctoral fellowship with the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS).

The Post-Doctoral Fellow will collaborate with the CJARS PIs to conduct research on crime and criminal justice policy in the United States using this novel data resource. Interested applicants should have substantial experience working with administrative records as well as a substantive interest in the economics of crime.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy or equivalent field with a focus on the economics of crime. Ability to pass a federal background investigation to secure Special Sworn Status with the US Census Bureau. Proven background in analyzing criminal justice administrative data.

University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/04/2020
Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a job market paper, and a statement of current and future research plans. Also, please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the email address below. All documents should be in PDF format and contain the applicant's last name in the file name.

Review of applications will begin immediately, but are due by December 4, 2020 at the latest.
Applications are not considered complete until recommendation letters are received.
All application materials should be sent to:
Interviews will be conducted remotely.