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:

  • Data Engineer Job ID 342961 

    We are currently seeking a data engineer to join our Data Team. The Data Team is responsible for creating software that manages large scale data manipulation within complex data structures. You will be working in close collaboration with expert historians, demographers, and data scientists. We use Python for general data processing, along with R, Rust, Apache Spark, and C++.

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Job ID 343089 
    We have up to eight openings for undergraduate research assistants for the 2021-2022 academic year and beyond (pending satisfactory performance). Research assistants will be considered for multiple openings across IPUMS teams, including IPUMS IHGIS (ihgis.ipums.org), IPUMS DHS (dhs.ipums.org), and IPUMS MICS.