University of Michigan — Project Director / Research Scientist, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), a center in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, is recruiting a senior social scientist to direct the Resource Center for Minority Data (http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/RCMD/).

We seek an experienced researcher who will engage in outreach and education to the research community, encouraging and supporting data sharing and data use on minority-related issues. We are particularly interested in someone who can expand RCMD’s data resources to include administrative and other naturally occurring data and researchers addressing issues related to data access itself, such as the digital divide, or other research areas grounded in data on minorities, including health disparities, poverty and inequality, and minority entrepreneurship. The person selected for this position will hold a research faculty appointment at ICPSR and as well as an appropriate academic unit at the University of Michigan. For a full description please visit http://umjobs.org/job_detail/129417/director_resource_center_for_minority_data_rcmd

Screening of applications will begin 1 November 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, a CV, relevant writing samples, and contact information for three references to Margaret Levenstein, Director, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106-1248 at rcmd-search@umich.edu.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and welcoming university community. Potential applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.


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