JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES
J1 -- Demographic Economics
C0 -- General
Flexible Work Arrangement
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Black Studies Policy Institute’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Quantitative Research will work on projects that use quantitative methods to understand and assess a range of issues related to the health, safety, and well-being of African descended people in Central Texas, Texas, the United States, and/or globally.
The position is for one year but is renewable based on performance and/or the availability of funding. Review of applications will commence immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
The Black Studies Policy Institute’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Quantitative Research will engage research that supports the mission of the institute. This includes working on projects that use quantitative methods to understand and assess a range of issues related to the health, safety, and well-being of African descended people in Central Texas, Texas, the United States, and/or globally. The Fellow will work on a primary research project with a faculty mentor, work on their own research agenda within the issue areas above, and teach one undergraduate course. The Fellow will be part of a team that conducts original research for the purpose of informing policy primarily at local, regional, and state levels, but also at national and international levels.
As part of their work, they will:
Work independently with guidance from assigned faculty mentor and collaborators;
Develop and implement research plans;
Contribute to the theoretical background of research projects;
Assist with data analyses of quantitative projects;
Advance dissemination of study findings for academic and policy audiences;
Teach one course in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department.
A doctorate in a social, behavioral, education, or population science field, received no more than three years prior to the start date. Extensive quantitative training and strong methodological and data analysis skills. Demonstrated theoretical engagement in the study of race and racism. Excellent communication and writing skills. Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and collaborative scientific research.
Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Demonstrated evidence of strong contributions to scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications. Experience conducting or collaborating on research studies that use advanced quantitative methods. Familiarity with the field of Black Studies, including Black intellectual traditions that inform applied theory and quantitative methodologies. Capacity to mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate research assistants.
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