JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

University of Michigan

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Institute for Social Research
Survey Research Center
Research Professor or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468910
Date Posted: 02/01/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Professor or Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
H -- Public Economics
G -- Financial Economics
Salary Range: negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Survey Research Center within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research is seeking an economist at the rank of Research Associate Professor or Research Professor to join its research program in health and retirement. This research program is anchored by the Health and Retirement Study. The successful candidate will work with other HRS investigators to adapt its approaches for economic measurement to new realities and new technologies.

We seek scholars with exceptional leadership skills and demonstrated commitment to scientific excellence. Candidates must have a proven track record of scholarly achievement and the ability to thrive in the entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment of SRC. The ideal candidate would be a scientific leader in the field of economics, or closely related social or policy science discipline, a history of interdisciplinary collaborations, a demonstrated focus on research relevant to health and aging, and a successful record of entrepreneurial activity. Prior experience managing survey design, fieldwork, web-based data collection, administrative linkages, or other aspects of data production and dissemination are highly desirable.

A joint appointment with an appropriate department at the University of Michigan is possible.

Individuals from groups historically under-represented in economics or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants will submit a cover letter describing their scholarly activities, research activities (including funded research), and their interests in SRC and HRS. Please include a CV, two to three recent publications, and a diversity statement.

All applicants must submit their applications on our online application site, Interfolio, at