The Center for Employment Equity, University of Massachusetts, Amherst is searching for a Post-Doc researcher. The position has primary responsibility to manage the development of a user friendly data platform to give citizens – job seekers, economic developers, employers, journalists, activists, etc. – access to EEOC data on employment quality and discrimination complaints. Tasks will include developing a series of reports on employment equity and a linked web based data platform aimed at broad dissemination of employment equity data to various publics. The core data for this project are contemporary employer reports on private and public sector employers generated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as individual discrimination complaints to the EEOC. Initial work on developing the data portal and initial reports are nearing completion. Future work will focus primarily on both policy oriented and basic science research and research dissemination. You will work closely with the project PIs and one or more Ph.D. level research assistants. Current projects include studies of LGBT and sexual harassment discrimination complaints, employment diversity in Silicon Valley Tech firms, Black and Hispanic access to living wage jobs. Funding is currently available for two years.
Qualifications: We are looking for a person with strong statistical analysis and writing skills, experience with data management, the ability to coordinate complex projects and work independently, and a willingness to remain in the position for two years. Ph.D. in social science and/or public policy with a focus on employment equity preferred.
Position: Salary $60,000, plus excellent benefits.
Please respond By April 15, 2017 to Steve Boutcher (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a CV and letter of application describing how you meet the job qualifications, and a list a references.