Employment Opportunities

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

  • Post Doctoral Associate ID 346461
    The successful candidate for this position will be working on the High School and Beyond project with Dr. John Robert Warren and would have early access to the 2021-2022 survey, anthropometric, biomarker, and administrative data and would be part of a team using the data to study the social and biological pathways through which early life factors (especially education and racism) impact cognitive, health, and other outcomes at age ~70.

  • 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.

  • Project Coordinator ID 351189
    The successful candidate for this position will work under the supervision of Dr. Morris Kleiner and working with  Dr. Jason Hicks on the Occupational Licensing Law Research Project. The project coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the collection of historical data on state-level occupational licensing requirements by research assistants at the University of Minnesota.

  • Senior Data Analyst ID 351406
    The senior data analyst will join the IPUMS PMA team, a small, close-knit group that integrates Performance Monitoring for Action -- an evolving collection of reproductive health surveys conducted in Africa and Asia and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  The team also actively promotes the use of the data through publications, trainings, and a dedicated blog.  The environment is highly collaborative, and you will work closely with the project lead, other senior data analysts, student research assistants, post-docs, software developers, and external partners.  We are constantly pushing the boundaries of data processing and dissemination methods, and there is considerable opportunity for initiative and creativity by all members of the research staff. The senior data analyst may also have the opportunity to move their effort across other international data collections at IPUMS.