Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

DelCAN Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted: 1/20/2020 (Employment)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

We have one opening for a post-doctoral research associate to undertake research contributing to the Delaware Contraceptive Access Now (DelCAN) Evaluation https://popcenter.umd.edu/delcaneval. This evaluation is being conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Delaware, Newark to a project timetable from June 2016 through May 2022. Work on the evaluation is expected to lead primarily to papers submitted to peer-reviewed journals and scholarly research conferences. The contributions of the postdoctoral research associate to the project will include analysis of survey data collected specifically on Delaware in multiple rounds of representative samples respectively of all reproductive age women and of women attending Title X clinics. Other contributions may include analyses combining state and national data sources, and estimation and simulation of reproductive, infant health, and public-expenditure outcomes. The successful applicant will be provided with office space and research infrastructure through the Maryland Population Research Center, and will report to the DelCAN Evaluation Project Director, Dr. Michael Rendall. Additional mentoring and collaboration opportunities with DelCAN Evaluation faculty at UMD include with Drs. Michel Boudreaux, Amy Lewin, Dylan Roby, and Julia Steinberg (School of Public Health), and Mónica Caudillo (Sociology). Annual salary is expected to be in the range, $70,362 to $72,473. The position is not restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

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Location: University of Maryland College Park (Open until filled)