Post-doctoral Associate - New Jersey State Policy Lab
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 184115
This is intended to be a two- to three-year appointment pending annual budgetary approval with the New Jersey State Policy Lab. The successful candidate will work with a team of researchers from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers-New Brunswick and the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers-Newark in coordination with other groups across Rutgers University on various research projects in the area of public policy analysis. The candidate will produce blogs, policy briefs, and policy reports related to assorted policy areas, which will be published by the Policy Lab. The position will be in-person; New Brunswick/Newark locations are feasible. Twenty percent of the time may be dedicated to the postdoctoral associate's own research.
Prior to being hired, candidates shall have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. degree in public policy, public administration, public health, planning, geography, economics, political science or a related field prior to hiring. Proven skill in data analysis is key. Demonstrated experience in publishing academic articles and public reports is desired.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Completion of Ph.D. degree requirements in public policy, public administration, public health, planning, geography, economics, political science, or a related field prior to hiring.
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