JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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College of Letters & Science
Center for Demography of Health and Aging
Postdoctoral Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467035
Date Posted: 08/01/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Health Economics
Economics of Aging
Demographic Economics
Salary Range: $50,000-60,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Demography of Health and Aging at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites applications for a NIH-funded postdoctoral traineeship. The program develops the research and professional skills of recent PhDs with interests in the social, economic, geographic, and biological determinants of longevity and health. There is an emphasis on the study of genetic and epigenetic biomarkers and recent initiatives to expand research on cognitive health and disparities. Postdoctoral scholars devote most of their time to independent research and collaboration with faculty mentors. The appointment is for one year with the possibility of extending for a second year, contingent on continued funding. To comply with NIH policy, candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and must have completed all doctorate requirements by the time of the appointment. Review of application will begin on August 15, 2021. Appointments can start as early as September 2021 but start dates through February 2022 are possible.

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek to recruit diverse postdoctoral scholars to maintain the excellence of our research and ground it in varied perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
To apply, please send (1) Short letter of application that includes your citizenship status, date of availability for the position, and description of your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service; (2) Curriculum Vitae; (3) Research statement (1-2 pages) describing current research activities and a plan for postdoctoral research to be conducted at CDHA. Applicants should describe their background in aging research, if any, and propose an aging-related research project; (4) Examples of publications or other written work; and (5) Three letters of recommendation, submitted directly from the recommender. Please email materials to: Michal Engelman, Training Director, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin–Madison (