Friday, April 8, 2016

Research Position: University of Michigan

The Population Studies Center (PSC) at the Institute of Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan is searching for a full-time Research Manager to assist with a variety of projects in economic history, economic demography, labor economics, and economic policy. The Research Manager will work with the PI on the LIFE-M project (a large-scale, NSF-funded project to describe the evolution of birth rates, marriage patterns, and longevity over the 20th century), an NIH -funded project on community health centers (sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/chc-project), and other projects relating to the War on Poverty and Great Society.
     The primary responsibility of the Research Manager will be to assist the PI with managing a large project team, submitting research proposals, creating and maintaining IRBs, overseeing the use of restricted data, planning board meetings, maintaining organized and updated records for the project team’s multiple administrative and research processes, and assisting with other professional activities. The ideal candidate would have the secondary responsibility of assisting with research. This might include managing data entry, merging, cleaning, and documenting data in Excel or Stata, conducting independent qualitative research projects or library research, drafting memos, blog posts, or research summaries, and assisting with annual research progress reports.
      The PSC is seeking applicants who are excited to work collaboratively in an innovative, fast paced environment where they have opportunities to take initiative to solve new and interesting problems. For more specifics, and to apply, see the job ad posted here: http://umjobs.org/job_detail/123426/research_manager.