Preferred applicants will have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics or survey methodology with a concentration in sampling and/or survey statistics.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 10-15 years of experience in designing and implementing probability samples and related statistical designs for population-based studies. Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in sampling theory, applied sampling design and the statistical processes that are involved in implementing probability sample selections for surveys of household and nonhousehold populations. Applicants must also demonstrate expertise and experience in methods for statistical weighting, variance estimation and treatment of missing data.
Preferred applicants will also have knowledge and expertise in special research designs that are common in social science research programs including longitudinal research design and designs for evaluation studies and multi-level research. Likewise, applicants’ knowledge and experience in study designs that involve collection of biomarkers, linkage to administrative records or spatial data will be considered in the evaluation of candidates.
Success in this position will depend heavily on the candidate’s ability to consult with research teams and coordinate decision-making by multiple stakeholders. Preferred candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing: their experience in sampling and study design; other qualifications for this position; any scholarly activities or funded research and plans; and interest in SRC. Please include a CV and names (not letters) of three references. Start dates are flexible. Salary is highly competitive.
Please send applications, nominations, and inquiries electronically to email@example.com or by mail to Survey Research Center Search Committee, Director’s Office, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248. Reference position#136458. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.