JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Michigan

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Institute for Social Research
Survey Research Center
Assistant Research Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466911
Date Posted: 05/28/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Research Scientist
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Salary Range: negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center ( within the Institute for Social Research invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time position of Assistant Research Scientist for the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS). The successful candidate will work closely with Jason Owen-Smith, Jinseok Kim, faculty collaborators from partner universities, and IRIS’ professional staff on projects to measure and analyze the impact academic research has on the development of scientific knowledge, individual scientists’ careers, and the health, prosperity and well-being of society.

We seek researchers who would thrive in our entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, collegial, yet highly autonomous culture. This scholar will aid in the design and development of new projects and will also contribute to several active projects including analyses of the effects of early career awards, paid research experiences, large-scale cyberinfrastructure investments, and COVID-19 have on scholarly productivity and academic research. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the social sciences or related disciplines. Individuals from groups historically under-represented in the social sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.

For a full description of the position and application instructions visit:
The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2021
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants will submit a cover letter describing their scholarly activities, any funded research programs and plans, and interest in the Survey Research Center; a curriculum vitae; list of references; and up to three recent publications. All applicants must submit their applications on our online applications site, Interfolio, at