Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy - NRR

Position ID:Duke-SSPP-NRR-CCFP [#13943, PostDoc]
Position Title: Post Doctorate Associate
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Policy
Appl Deadline:2019/07/12 (posted 2019/06/24, listed until 2019/07/12)
Position Description:    

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Duke University 
Post Doctoral Associate

The Sanford School of Public Policy School of Arts & Sciences, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy, and School of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join an interdisciplinary research team in working with linked administrative data to examine the effects of housing instability on child education and health. The Associate’s primary responsibilities will be to: (1) collaborate on research leading to peer-reviewed publications; (2) oversee data management, cleaning and analysis; (3) facilitate the smooth operation of the team, its inclusion of both undergraduate and graduate students and its integration with other Duke programming and initiatives; and (4) collaborate on external grant proposals. 

The Associate will be supervised by Dr. Anna Gassman-Pines, WLF Bass Connections Associate Professor of Public Policy & Psychology and Neuroscience in the Sanford School of Public Policy and specific research and training plans will be developed in collaboration with Dr. Gassman-Pines and the other faculty members on the team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working with and analyzing large-scale data sets, and familiarity with data management and statistical software, and will hold a Ph.D in a social or behavioral science discipline. Experience working with administrative or large-scale secondary data is strongly preferred. The Associate will be expected to participate in research leading to publication. Responsibility, initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well on a team are required. This position is full-time and is eligible for benefits and will be 1-2 years, contingent on funding. Further information about Duke University’s post-doctoral positions and the policies that guide their administration is available online via this URL: https://tinyurl.com/DukePostdocPolicies. 

Though there is some flexibility concerning start date, preference will generally be given to candidates available for a start date of September 1, 2019. Applicants should submit their CV, a brief statement of their background and interests and contact information for at least three references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; all applications received by July 8, 2019 are ensured of consideration.

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Duke University
201 Science Drive
Box 90239
Durham, NC 27708

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