Post-doctoral Fellow

About the Program

The Center for Applied Social and Economic Research (CASER) at New York University Shanghai seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on research projects based on the urban household panel data collected in China.

Salary is internationally competitive and commensurate with experience. The position is available from Sept 1, 2020 for an initial appointment of two years, and is renewable subject to mutual agreement. The appointment start date for non-Chinese applicants depends on the progress of their work permit application. The successful candidate is expected to become an active member of the Center’s research team, led by Center director Prof. Xiaogang Wu, to conduct quantitative and comparative analyses of urban household panel survey data (“Hong Kong Panel Study of Social Dynamics [HKPSSD] and Shanghai Urban Neighborhood Survey [SUNS]) on relevant themes, and will pursue her/his own professional development in these roles. The candidate may be invited to teach recitation sessions at NYUSH for up to 50% of appointment time. 

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network.  It is the first higher-education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world’s great cities, home to a vibrant intellectual community.

NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU’s global vision of innovative research and transformative teaching, and who embody the global society in which we live.

Qualifications

Candidates should have an excellent academic background (PhD degree) in quantitative social science or in a closely related field, including demonstrated expertise in advanced techniques of statistical data analysis for longitudinal, multilevel and cross-nationally comparative data. Experience in working with population censuses and other large-scale panel survey data sets is a plus. Prior publications in peer-reviewed journals in English will be particularly welcome.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter that describes relevant training and career goals, CVresearch statementtwo representative publications or writing samples, and two letters of recommendation via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/75866. Further information on the advertised position and the Center may be obtained by contacting shanghai.caser@nyu.edu. We will begin reviewing applications immediately until the positions are filled.

© 2021 All Rights Reserved

Contact Us

Contact Us

© 2021 All Rights Reserved

Share:

Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Share:

Share on email
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Scan & Share via WeChat: