As Director of PRC, this position leads the research and outreach activities of the Center, including budgeting, supervision, and strategic planning. This will be a variable full-time equivalent (FTE) appointment starting at .75 FTE with the possibility of increase to 1.0 FTE, dependent on grant funding and/or possible teaching positions. This position is excluded from representation due to assigned management and supervisory responsibilities.
The anticipated start date for this position is 7/1/20, but an earlier start date is negotiable.
Master’s degree in applied demography, social geography, sociology, economics, or related field.
Two or more years progressively responsible experience managing a research team and research projects.
Evidence of knowledge of demographic analysis and forecasting methods.
Excellent communication skills.
Successful completion of a background check.
Ph.D. in applied demography, social geography, sociology, economics, or related field.
Five or more years of progressively responsible experience managing a research team.
Excellent communication sills.
Successful record of attracting funding.
Experience and ability to teach in the applied demography certificate.
Internal Number: 32115
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