Position Information

Research Investigator in Higher Education
The School of Education at the University of Michigan seeks to appoint a Research Investigator in Higher Education with a focus on holistic admissions, enrollment management, and equitable college access.

We will consider applicants knowledgeable in higher education research who have deep knowledge of issues related to college access, stratification, and inequality. The ideal candidate will have content and/or professional expertise on admissions and enrollment management practices, a strong skill set in quantitative methods and causal inference strategies, and background or interest in grant writing.

The Research Investigator will contribute to research projects under the direction of Professor Michael Bastedo in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. The hire will be a major contributor to a new research center focused on holistic admissions and related practices.

Additional Information

This is a one-year renewable position beginning in early 2022 with competitive salary and benefits. Depending on the candidate, this position may be either remote or located in Ann Arbor.

To apply for this position, visit: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/205014/research_investigator_in_higher_education
Position: Research Investigator in Higher Education
Organization: University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor,  MI 
United States
Salary: $65,000
Posting Start Date: 10/7/2021
Date Posted: 10/7/2021
Requirements Required Qualifications:
  • Applicants must complete their PhD in education or a related social science or professional field prior to December 31, 2021. A later start date may be viable for the right candidate.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior experience and/or research in admissions and enrollment management;
  • strong quantitative research skills, including causal inference strategies;
  • grant writing; and
  • qualitative and mixed methods research skills are a plus.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/6/2021
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Organization Information
University of Michigan
610 E. University
2117 SEB
Ann Arbor,  MI 48109
United States
(734) 615-3349
Michael Bastedo

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