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

    Research Professor (Open Rank) Position Available in Social and Environmental Context: This scholar/scientist would join the Social Environment and Health Program at the Survey Research Center, whose work examines social inequalities in health, including the role of cultural and institutional racism, toxic and built environments, and the molecular pathways linking neighborhoods to health inequalities.

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  • Research Scientist

    The Survey Research Center invites applications from outstanding candidates for the professional position of Director of the SRC Sampling Group (SSG) in the Research Scientist ranks. The successful candidate will direct the SRC Survey Sampling Group (SSG), a center-level unit that serves to facilitate the SRC’s efforts to integrate its collective scientific, methodological and operational expertise to ensure the highest level of quality and efficiency in the statistical designs, sampling processes and infrastructure that are fundamental to the success of SRC’s current and future scientific research programs.

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