JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

University of Michigan

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Institute for Social Research
Survey Research Center
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471774
Date Posted: 04/27/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C0 -- General
Salary Range: 63,000-72,000
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The Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics (CID) in the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The candidate will be a central contributor to the new project Measuring Racial Inequality in Tax Data (PI Pablo Mitnik). The candidate will contribute to two components of this project. 1.use restricted population-level data available at the Census Bureau to test the performance of an increasingly popular methodology for estimating racial and ethnic economic disparities with data lacking self-reported information on race and ethnicity. 2. Aim to improve the empirical implementation of the methodology, theoretically developing it in a number of directions, and testing these developments with the same restricted population-level data. Additional work by the candidate will be specifying the structure and capabilities of a general-use software package implementing the methodology and overseeing the development of the package by an external contractor.

Required qualifications include: Economics, Sociology, Statistics, or a related field; knowledge and experience with advanced computational and statistical methods; Demonstrated success in designing and completing high-quality academic research projects. Experience with tools and techniques for strong data management, documentation.

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 07/31/2023
Application Instructions:
To be considered for this position, applicants should submit the following materials: a cover letter, CV, two examples of scholarly work, and contact information for three references who can supply a letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed or filled. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio: All general inquiries and questions about the position can be submitted to