Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Postdoc Associate for the John J. Heldrich Center. The Heldrich Center seeks a postdoctoral associate specializing in quantitative data analysis to work with our state longitudinal data system. Our data system includes data linked across four state agency partners and allows researchers to evaluate state programs and policies for those from secondary and postsecondary education to the workforce. The duration of the postdoctoral associateship is for one year; however, renewal is possible and based on performance and available funding. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, interested in forging collaborative relationships with staff, faculty, and doctoral students, and have a strong commitment to evidence-based policy. Successful candidates must have excellent and advanced data analysis skills to use quantitative datasets. Additionally, candidates must have expertise in a research area related to education, workforce development, economics, or a related field.

About John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

The Heldrich Center provides an independent source of analysis for reform and innovation in policy-making and employs cutting-edge research and evaluation methods to identify best practices in workforce development, education, and employment policy.

The New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System is the State of New Jersey's centralized longitudinal data system and was developed in 2012. Its core mission is to create a single place where state education, postsecondary education, employment, and workforce longitudinal data are securely stored and information made available to education and training stakeholders and the public for analysis to improve policymaking.