Postdoctoral Fellow

Austin, Texas
$52,000 - $60,000 plus benefits
Feb 08, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Level of Experience

Conduct research at the IC² Institute, a “think and do” tank at The University of Texas at Austin concerned with understanding communities outside major urban corridors and how they can become more collaborative and resilient through a human-centered approach. Work under the supervision of Professor Art Markman. The initial assignment is for one year from initial hire date, renewable for additional one-year periods (up to a total of 3 years) based on performance and funding. This position will include a full-time benefits package.


  • Perform research on various topics related to rural or remote communities and economic development.


  • Participate/assist in writing of publications in scholarly journals.


  • Present research progress and finding at meetings and conferences.


  • Train and mentor undergraduate research assistants or graduate research assistants.


  • Assist in grant writing.


  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary research team.


Required Qualifications

  • PhD received within the past 3 years in psychology, sociology, anthropology, communications, or a social science with emphasis on both quantitative and qualitative data and one that allows an interdisciplinary approach.


  • Experience publishing research findings.


  • Demonstrated expertise with both quantitative and qualitative data gathering and analysis, including regression analysis and structural equation modeling.


  • Experience programming in R for data analysis


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with large-scale survey data management and analysis.


  • Experience programming in Python, Java, C++, SQL, or other language relevant to data analysis


  • Experience with longitudinal or geospatial data analysis.



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