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  • May 12, 2024 10:48 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is accepting applications for 2025-2026 fellowships in the humanities and social sciences through September 12, 2024.

    The Kluge Center encourages humanistic and social science research that makes use of the Library's large and varied collections. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research is particularly welcome in the Kluge Fellowship program. The fellowship is open to scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and professional fields such as architecture or law. 

    See more information on the Kluge Center website.

  • May 12, 2024 10:38 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    This position will oversee work on income and inequality using CPS ASEC and ACS data. You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in administrative data linkage projects and help continuously improve the tax model.

    This is an Interdisciplinary Supervisory (Survey Statistician or Mathematical Statistician, GS 14) position in the Social Economic and Housing Statistics Division located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland.

    Closing date for applications is May 20, 2024.

    For complete information and to apply, see the USAJOBS website.

  • May 05, 2024 4:19 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice. 

    The Justice Program is seeking a full-time Policy Strategist or Senior Policy Strategist to join a cutting-edge, inter-disciplinary team working to create innovative, data-driven solutions to end mass incarceration while advancing racial and economic justice. This role will advance the team’s work by educating policymakers and the public about research on public safety and criminal justice reform and building support for their policy solutions.

    This position is based in the Washington, D.C. office. For complete details and to apply, see the online listing.

  • May 01, 2024 11:41 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    UpTogether is a systems change organization that recognizes that poverty is created by systems, rooted in racism and perpetuated by false views of people considered “poor.”

    UpTogether is seeking a Senior Research Manager to advance the implementation of UpTogether’s learning agenda. This role will manage multiple research initiatives, including external evaluations, and will be responsible for centralizing findings. The ideal candidate will enjoy combing through research reports and sharing learnings, as well as diving into the data themselves.

    This is a 100% remote position (must be based in the United States), so the successful candidate will have a reliable internet connection and functional work environment. 

    For complete details and to apply, see the online listing

  • April 29, 2024 8:57 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Georgetown U. BLA Program is searching for an instructor for MATH 1040: Probability and Statistics. The BLA Program is a Bachelor's degree program for incarcerated students facilitated by the Georgetown Prisons and Justice Initiative at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, MD. MATH 1040 introduces students to statistics and is a required course for BLA students. The instructor must hold PhD or MA in a relevant discipline (math or social science), with a preference for instructors with a doctorate. The instructor need not have an appointment at an academic institution.   

    Fall classes run from September 3rd to December 9th. Each course meets twice a week for two hours per session, and they generally have teaching times available M/W or T/Th in the morning and afternoon, with some scheduling flexibility. The pay is $8,000 for the semester.

    BLA students take classes in a cohort of about 20-25 students for the first years of the program, and form a tight-knit intellectual community. Anyone incarcerated in MD is able to apply to the program, and the students are incredibly dedicated and engaged. 

    If you are interested or have questions, please contact Emily Hainze or Katy Ryan.

  • April 29, 2024 8:42 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Pew Research Center’s Social Trends team studies how social and demographic change affects the way Americans view and experience work and family life, with a particular focus on differences by gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic class. The team explores these topics by combining original public opinion survey research with social, economic and demographic analysis. The Social Trends team also works closely with other teams at the Center on research about Americans’ attitudes about race.  

    The Research Associate will be involved in all aspects of research related to social and demographic change, particularly as it relates to the changing American family, including assisting in the design and analysis of research and helping to write and review reports. 

    For the complete listing, see the online job announcement.

  • April 20, 2024 10:52 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Since 1984, Share Our Strength has led the fight against hunger and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses to share their strengths. Today, through the No Kid Hungry campaign, Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need.

    The Program Manager will help to grow and support a body of work on SNAP, Summer EBT, and benefit integration. Specifically, the Program Manager will help identify, gather, and share best and promising practices in expanding access to SNAP and Summer EBT, develop tools and resources that facilitate program improvement and access, foster cross-state learning, and communicate effective practices through in-person and virtual technical assistance, convenings, webinars, and written resources (i.e., 1-pagers, case studies, and toolkits). This individual will help support work with schools and community partners conducting effective SNAP outreach and support work on benefit integration.

    See complete information online

  • April 20, 2024 10:48 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Editorial Assistant provides administrative support for the processing and peer review of standard manuscript submissions. Handles routine phone and email inquiries from authors and reviewers. Works closely with the journal’s editorial board to facilitate the peer review process for articles submitted to The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Reports to the Assistant Managing Editor or Senior Editorial Coordinator and keeps them informed about problem papers.

    PNAS, a peer-reviewed journal of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences. The journal is global in scope, and submission is open to all researchers worldwide.

    See complete information and apply at the NAS careers website.

  • April 16, 2024 11:26 AM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    Sr Research Program Coordinator II to provide support to Dr. Julia Wolfson, an Associate Professor in the Department of International Health, Human Nutrition Program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on research related to food and nutrition policy, food security, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food agency/cooking interventions, and other efforts to promote healthy and sustainable dietary patterns. The person in this position will work closely with the Principal Investigator to manage one large clinical trial focused on evaluating the effects of climate change menu labels on food choices and dietary quality and will have the opportunity to provide support on one or more other research studies, depending on interest and availability.

    For complete details and to apply, see the online position announcement.

  • April 13, 2024 1:32 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

    The Demographic Directorate at the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for several positions, including positions in the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division. Its mission is to review and disseminate data products and analyses on key social, economic, and physical dimensions. The announcements listed below will close Monday, May 6. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Lynda Laughlin if they would like to have an informational meeting.

    Survey Statisticians-GS-1530-7/9 (DE) - ideal for new graduates or those with some work experience
    Job Announcement Number: 24-ADDP-12367484-DE-TC
    USA JOBS URL: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/785348000

    Survey Statisticians-GS-1530-11/12 (DHA) - ideal for those with several years work experience and a master's or higher degree
    Job Announcement Number: 24-ADDP-12367485-DHA-TC
    USA JOBS URL: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/785356500

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