Post-doctoral Scholar-Center for Policy Research

first_imgPosting Details Quick Link Pay RangeCommensurate with Experience Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic centerof New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New YorkCity. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. Thearea offers a low cost of living and provides many social,cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shoppingvenues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range ofseasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing andsnow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trailsalong the Erie Canal. CampusSyracuse, NY Job Specific Qualifications Priority Consideration03/15/2021 LocationSyracuse, NY Job TypeFull-time Under the direction of the faculty mentor, collaborate on currentfunded research, construct project datasets, and conductquantitative analyses of secondary data. With the supervision of afaculty mentor, work on publishing from the dissertation anddeveloping new lines of inquiry. Develop new lines of inquiryrelated to food insecurity and food policy. Coauthor peer-reviewedpublications and present research at conferences. There will beother tasks assigned by faculty mentor.# HEJ a. Ph.D. in Demography, Sociology, Economics, Public Policy, orrelated discipline at the start date.b. Quantitative research skills: this position requires a strongbackground in statistical/econometric methods used in publicaffairs research, experience analyzing large datasets, andproficiency in statistical software.c. Strong writing skills.d. Organization and communication skills, and a willingness to workas part of a team of researchers. Application Deadline Message to Applicants EEOC Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-actioninstitution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassmentbased on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, nationalorigin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteranstatus, or any other status protected by applicable law to theextent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy coversadmissions, employment, and access to and treatment in Universityprograms, services, and activities. RankPost Doc Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Demography, Sociology, Economics,Public Policy, or a related discipline at the start date. Residencein Syracuse is expected during the period of the fellowship.Primary consideration will be given to applications received byMarch 15, 2021, but all applications will be considered until theposition is filled. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans Responsibilities Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community M-F 8:30-5:00 FLSA StatusExempt The Center for Policy Research ( CPR ) in the Maxwell School ofCitizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University invitesapplications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship to begin in August 2021.CPR supports academic research and program evaluation on a widerange of social policy issues( Postdoctoral Fellow will work primarily with Professor ColleenHeflin on research related to the causes and consequences of foodinsecurity, the landscape of food and nutrition assistance supportprograms and policies, and other social programs that support theability of low-income households to cover basic needs. Applicantsshould have experience working with common secondary data sources.Preference will be given to applicants with experience working withadministrative data or restricted access data (available locallythrough the Cornell Federal Statistical Research Data Center).While 25% of the Postdoctoral Fellow’s time will be allocated totheir own research, it is expected that the successful applicantwill work closely with Dr. Heflin and other Center associates todesign and conduct community-based research studies and/or conductsecondary analysis of data (particularly related to food insecurityand/or food assistance programs and policies), co-authorpeer-reviewed publications, publish research briefs, and presentresearch at conferences. This position will offer exceptionalopportunities for collaboration with CPR graduate students, staff,and affiliated faculty, as well as faculty and graduate studentswithin the Maxwell X Lab ((, theLerner Center for Public Health Promotion(, and the Aging Studies Institute( initial term of this appointment is one year. Reappointment fora second year is expected, subject to good performance. ThisPostdoctoral Fellowship provides access to a broad range ofUniversity and Maxwell School resources, and office space in CPR .CPR is located in the heart of the Maxwell School at SyracuseUniversity and has a vibrant community of 30 faculty principallyfrom Economics, Public Administration, and Sociology. In addition to completing an online application, required materialsinclude:1. Cover letter.2. Curriculum vitae.3. Two-page research statement.4. Two representative papers. Peer-reviewed publications arepreferred. Dissertation chapters are also acceptable, as long asthey are under 20 pages.5. Three letters of reference submitted to the SU onlineapplication site by the letter writers. Hours Job TitlePost-doctoral Scholar-Center for Policy Research Tools/Equipment Job Posting Date02/02/2021 Job #075578 Syracuse University is a private, international research universitywith distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and anundeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New YorkState, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,Syracuse University offers a quintessential collegeexperience.The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: apioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more thana quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a studentpopulation from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. 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Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, socialactivities, governance, and all other aspects of campus lifereflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. TheUniversity community recognizes and values the many similaritiesand differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we arecommitted to preparing students to understand, live among,appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and worldmade up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and genderidentities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a communitythat celebrates and models the principles of diversity andinclusivity. 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