Post-Doctoral Associate - New Jersey State Policy Lab

College of South Jersey
March 18, 2023
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Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate - New Jersey State Policy Lab

Department BSPPP-Planning Practice Center Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

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 the Policy Lab will publish. 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.

Before being hired, candidates shall have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. degree in public policy, education, higher education, public administration, public health, planning, geography, economics, political science, or a related field before hiring. Proven skill in data analysis is key. Demonstrated experience in publishing academic articles and public reports is desired.

Position Status Full Time COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University's web site located at https: // coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee's offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Number 23FA0160 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Completion of Ph.D. degree requirements in public policy, education, higher education, public administration, public health, planning, geography, economics, political science, or a related field before hiring.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent research skills, particularly in working with datasets, are essential, as are strong written and oral communication skills. The position requires excellent project management and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse interests in a spirit of cooperation.

Completion of Ph.D. requirements signals an ability to work independently.

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Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/193456 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City State Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/non- discrimination-statement

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