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The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) seeks applications for an open rank faculty appointment from persons with research interests in survey statistics or survey methodology. The JPSM is a graduate degree program teaching state-of-the-art principles and practices in the design, conduct, analysis and evaluation of sample surveys. The JPSM is a consortium of the University of Maryland, University of Michigan, Westat and federal statistical agencies. Responsibilities include graduate teaching, research, and supervising graduate students. Research interests could include areas such as sample design, variance estimation with complex sample designs, weighting and imputation, confidentiality protection, model-based vs. design based inference, measurement error in surveys, small area estimation, mode effects, interviewer-respondent interaction, cognitive aspects of survey methodology, use of paradata, and question wording or context effects. Doctorate in statistics, biostatistics, psychology, sociology, or a related field is required. Applicants for a tenured appointment should have a strong public record in sampling, survey statistics, or survey methodology commensurate with rank sought. A strong record in funded research is also desirable.
Apply online via the University of Maryland job website: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp. Click on "Search Postings" and select "BSOS-Joint Program in Survey Methodology" in the Unit dropdown box. Include a cover letter, CV, and names of three references. Applications are now being considered and will continue to be until the position is filled. For more information email Dr. Richard Valliant at firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Maryland is an EEO/AA Employer. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. Detailed information concerning JPSM and its programs can be found on the web at www.jpsm.org.Program Materials:Page last updated 10/31/2011
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