Internships & Opportunities

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Job Opportunities at the PSTC 

Research Analyst and Programmer position

The Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) at Brown University seeks a research analyst and programmer to enhance the quality and efficiency of quantitative research in the population sciences.  Position provides high quality data management and statistical support to PSTC’s faculty and graduate students.  This is a grant funded, 50 percent time position.  Successful candidate may be able to increase time above 50 percent through collaborative externally funded projects with PSTC Associates. Learn more and apply.

Postdoctoral position in Spatial Analysis

Brown University announces a likely opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate that may be of interest to social demographers and human geographers. The starting date is flexible, but could be as early as June 1, 2015. The initial appointment will be for a one-year term that may be renewed for a second year. Candidates with a Ph.D. in hand are preferred, but those near completion of their dissertation may be considered. 

Screening of applications will begin January 6, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. (For full consideration please submit materials by January 20, 2015.) 

To apply, please go to On-line applications need to include: a) cover letter describing expertise related to the position; b) curriculum vitae; c) relevant manuscripts; and d) names and addresses of three references who can be asked to write on behalf of the applicant.

Postdoctoral position in Population Studies

The PSTC is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral reaseach associate position in Population Studies. Applications should be submitted by January 31, 2015, for full consideration. 

Qualifications: Postdocs must have a Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, sociology, demography, or a related social science discipline.

Application Instructions: Applicants should go online to and provide an up-to-date CV, examples of written work, and a cover letter with the following information: research interests and plans, one or two anticipated faculty mentor(s), and future employment goals.

In addition, please have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Susan Silveira
Population Studies & Training Center
Box 1836, Brown University
68 Waterman Street
Providence RI 02912 

Or emailed to

Click here to read Postdoctoral Program Overview.

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