Employment

Employment Opportunities

Current job opportunities at the ISRDI and its centers are listed below.

  • MnRDC Administrator
    We’re looking for someone to support innovative research at the Minnesota Research Data Center (MnRDC). In this position as the administrator in the Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) network, you’ll have the opportunity to become an expert in restricted-access data. Read more details in the posting, but the FSRDC administrator uses technical and research skills to facilitate the use of restricted access data from federal agencies.

    In this position, you would be a Census Bureau employee, but also part of the ISRDI and the University communities. You will have Census Bureau colleagues around the country and also local ISRDI colleagues. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree (MA, ABD or PhD) in a social science or health discipline, and experience in using census or survey data. U.S. citizenship is a requirement of this federal position.

  • IPUMS Bibliography Undergraduate Research Assistant ID 353097 
    We have two openings for undergraduate research assistants, beginning immediately and continuing through summer and beyond (pending satisfactory performance). The IPUMS Bibliography team maintains a database of published work that utilizes IPUMS data; the bibliography is used by both external researchers interested in how IPUMS data are being used and by IPUMS staff to demonstrate the utility of IPUMS data to assorted funding agencies. Candidates selected for this team will review publication lists to verify that the entries use IPUMS data, enter the relevant publications into Mendeley (a citation management software), and apply relevant metadata tags to the entries to facilitate searching the database.

  • IPUMS International Undergraduate Research Assistant ID 353130
    We have 2-3 openings for undergraduate research assistants, beginning immediately and continuing through summer and beyond (pending satisfactory performance). The chosen candidates will work with census data as well as spatial data for IPUMS International (international.ipums.org).