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 Assistant Professor – Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics

The Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) invites applications for a full-time position of Research Assistant Professor at the Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics (CID).

Research Professor (Open Rank)

The Survey Research Center (SRC) within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan is interested in innovative, interdisciplinary scholars whose work considers inequities within and across social, economic, environmental, and political contexts.

Research Professor/Research Associate Professor – Health and Retirement Study

The Survey Research Center (SRC) within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) is seeking an economist at the rank of Research Associate Professor or Research Professor to join its highly successful research program in health and retirement.

Research Scientist – d3lab

The Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) invites applications for a full-time position of Research Scientist (open rank) at the Data Science for Dynamic Decision-making lab (d3lab).

Research Fellow – d3lab

The d3lab is a vibrant interdisciplinary research program at the Survey Research Center (SRC) of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan with strong ties across campus including the Departments of Biostatistics, Statistics, Psychology, and the Medical School. d3lab faculty develop innovative methods at the intersections of behavioral science and statistical science. d3lab also facilitates the training of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who will contribute in significant ways to the development of statistical methodology for the advancement of empirical behavioral sciences research.

Research Fellow – Health and Retirement Study

Two postdoctoral positions are available; funded by a NIH/NIA Grant on Retrospective Life History Data in the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). The fellowships are initially for one year with a possible additional one-year extension. The research fellows will work with the project team at ISR/SRC and PI (Dr. Jacqui Smith).