Careers

The Survey Research Center (SRC) seeks to attract the very best social scientists whose interests and aspirations incline them toward a career in the world’s leading academic social science research organization doing externally funded interdisciplinary social science research, often focusing on original data collection, in our uniquely collaborative and supportive research environment.

SRC seeks to develop, strengthen, and diversify its research faculty and staff. Bringing together highly talented and motivated individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds will contribute fresh approaches to complex research problems and bring new expertise that will improve the scientific research in which we are all engaged. Our vision of diversity encompasses differences in race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability, and family economic circumstance.

SRC and the University of Michigan provide a variety of staff opportunities. If you are interested in a staff position with SRC, please visit the University of Michigan’s career search page at: http://umjobs.org.


  • Research Professor – Quantitative Methods

    The Survey Research Center (SRC) within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan has an open rank (tenured or tenure-track) position with a focus on statistical methodology, data science, behavioral theory or some combination relevant to research on adaptive interventions (also known as dynamic treatment regimens) or just-in-time adaptive interventions. Adaptive interventions provide a guide for customizing intervention (e.g., treatment, preventive or educational strategies) in a way that is tailored to the individual or organization.

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  • Director of Survey Operations

    The Survey Research Center (SRC) of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan seeks an established leader in survey research to serve as Director of Survey Research Operations (SRO).

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  • Research Professor – Health and Retirement Study

    The Survey Research Center (SRC) within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan has an open rank (tenured or tenure-track) position in its highly successful research program in Health and Retirement. We are interested in appointing a scholar with exceptional leadership skills and demonstrated commitment to scientific excellence. The candidate must have a proven track record of scholarly achievement and the ability to thrive in the entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment of SRC. The central function for this position is the coordination of instrument development in the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).

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