Employment Opportunities

IPUMS recruits candidates who are enthusiastic about creating data that fuels social science and health research around the world. We are seeking smart, technically-minded people to join our growing team of researchers and technical staff.

Our researchers are involved in all stages of data and metadata production, including the web dissemination system and outreach. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of data processing and dissemination methods, and we are looking for people who will approach these methods with initiative and creativity.

Current or recent job openings at IPUMS are listed below. Applications for current openings should be made via the University of Minnesota's online employment system. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at isrdi-jobs@umn.edu.

Current Openings:

  • Post Doctoral Associate Job Opening ID 339904 - This position will support the use of Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA) data in the newly developed PMA Data Hub. You will work closely with Dr. Kathryn Grace and Dr. Elizabeth Heger Boyle.

  • Graduate Research Assistant Job Opening ID 340855 - This position will contribute to the IPUMS National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS). The primary responsibility will be to help integrate new data from the 2020 Census and the ACS into NHGIS.  
  • Undergraduate Research Assistants Job Opening ID 340868We have up to fifteen openings for undergraduate research assistants for summer 2021; selected candidates will be invited to continue through the 2021-2022 academic year (pending satisfactory performance). Research assistants will be considered for multiple openings across IPUMS teams, including IPUMS IHGIS (ihgis.ipums.org), IPUMS NHGIS (nhgis.ipums.org), IPUMS DHS (dhs.ipums.org), IPUMS CPS (cps.ipums.org) and the IPUMS Bibliography (bibliography.ipums.org).