The Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank in Washington D.C., seeks a full-time Ph.D. researcher to conduct quantitative studies on women and the labor market, the costs and benefits of job quality policies such as paid sick and family leave, postsecondary education and job training access and benefits, health benefits of workplace flexibility, and other topics related to IWPR's mission (potentially including health economics, poverty, work/life balance, and retirement security). Job duties will include research design, data analysis, writing reports and other policy documents, public speaking, and contributing to grant proposals. Qualifications: Ph.D. in economics or a related social science discipline, experience analyzing large data sets, strong quantitative skills, ability to write accessibly (in a nonacademic style), and demonstrated interest in policy issues affecting women. Applied research, project management, STATA and/or SIPP, CPS, ACS experience a plus. Position will be filled at the Research Associate or Senior Research Associate level depending on experience.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample, and a list of three references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Individuals from underrepresented groups encouraged to apply.
IWPR is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard for race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
IWPR is an independent, non-profit, scientific research organization. Established in 1987, the Institute conducts research on policy issues of critical importance to women and their families, including employment and earnings, work/life issues, poverty and income security, and healthcare. In addition to conducting and disseminating research, IWPR works to build networks among researchers, policy makers, business and labor leaders, and advocates. IWPR's work is supported by foundation grants, government grants and contracts, donations from individuals, and contributions from organizations. IWPR is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. IWPR works in affiliation with the Public Policy and Women’s Studies program at the George Washington University.
For more information see www.iwpr.org.