Employment Opportunities

IPUMS recruits candidates who are enthusiastic about creating the 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 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 mpc-jobs@umn.edu.

Data Analyst

We are hiring a data analyst to join the team of researchers and technical staff developing our full-count historical U.S. census database. With hundreds of millions of records documenting every American from 1850 to 1940, the database is an unprecedented resource for social research, but it poses a host of challenges. For this position, we seek someone with a strong data-driven social science background who enjoys the technical aspects of data work.

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