The Justice Lab in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar position to work on the Pennsylvania Solitary Study (PASS) and continue developing their own research projects. The position is full-time and begins on July 1, 2021. Exact starting date is negotiable. This appointment will initially be for one year, but is renewable for up to two additional years based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. This position will be remote until at least September of 2021. When in-person work resumes, the Postdoctoral Research Scholar will be expected to regularly work and attend meetings at our office in New York City.
The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will actively participate in program activities related to the PASS: managing and analyzing data, conducting literature reviews, contributing to academic publications and policy briefs, and developing protocols for archiving data.
The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will have strong statistical and quantitative skills and experience analyzing administrative panel data. The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will also have broad understanding of qualitative research methods.
The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will devote eighty percent (80%) of their work hours to the PASS and twenty percent (20%) to their own research projects.
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