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
Research Professor (Open Rank)

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471846
Date Posted: 05/31/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Professor (Open Rank)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Survey Research Center in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan invites applications from outstanding candidates for an open rank Research Professor position. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate knowledge and interest in survey methodology, including (for example) topics in questionnaire design, innovative approaches to measuring and reducing nonresponse and measurement error, mode effects, web survey methodology, responsive and adaptive design, longitudinal survey design and analysis, total survey error, interviewer effects, uses of big data for conducting social research, statistical privacy protection, network analysis, natural language processing, integrating survey data with other new data sources (e.g., administrative, biosocial, or social media data), and other areas related to the fundamentals of data collection from human populations. Candidates are also expected to engage in regular teaching and mentoring activities. We are interested in researchers who would thrive in our entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, collegial, yet highly autonomous culture. Individuals from groups historically under-represented in the social sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the quantitative social sciences or related disciplines.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2023
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; and a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement. All applicants must submit their applications on our online applications site, Interfolio, at