17 Jan 2018

SDA News & Announcements

New Editor Search for PRPR (posted 14 Jun 17)

The SDA Publications Committee seeks applications for the position of Co-Editor of Population Research and Policy Review (PRPR), published by Springer. Applications may be for either one of the two openings (one beginning 2018 the other in 2019) or may be for a “team” of two that will fill the sequence of terms. Applicants are asked to submit their CV and plans for editing PRPR by August 1, 2017.

Please follow THIS LINK for more details.

Demographic Analyst Position, Carolina Population Center (posted 20 Mar 17)

Use and manage data with complex structures, including Census data, American Community Survey data, and other federal, state, and local data, based on an evaluation of what is needed to respond to the client’s requirements. Do preliminary interpretation of the results and prepare draft reports and presentations for the clients that describe how demographic change affects their organization. Assist with outreach communications, e.g., website updates, blog posts, and newsletters, to build awareness of the expertise and services provided by the Carolina Demography unit.

The position requires a high level of skill for data management and sophisticated programming for efficient processing of the data and analyses, as well as the ability to be thoughtful and innovative in analyzing and communicating complex data.

Salary $38-43K. Master's in Appl Demog preferred. Closes 22 March. Details and application procedures HERE

IUSSP Conference, Cape Town, 29 Oct-4 Nov 2017 (posted 2 Aug 16)

The 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from 29 October to 4 November 2017.

Get details at the Conference Website

Call for Proposals, PRPR 2018 Special Issue (posted 1 Aug 16)

Population Research and Policy Review (PRPR) welcomes topic proposals for its 2018 Special Issue. The proposed SI should include around five empirical papers, together with an introductory editorial that provides a more overarching (theoretical) synthesis of the individual contributions. The proposal for the SI should be made by the proposed guest editor(s) and submitted to the editors-in-chief of PRPR (Lynne Cossman: Lynne.Cossman@mail.wvu.edu and Jennifer Glick: jeg115@psu.edu).

Submission deadline for proposals is December 16, 2016. For details see the full CFP.

Call for Abstracts, Applied Demography Conference, San Antonio TX, 11-13 Jan 2017 (posted 10 Jun 16)

The Applied Demography Conference is a the biennial meeting of Demographers, Sociologists, Economists, Planners, Marketers, and others working with demographic information in applied settings to discuss current issues relevant to applied research.

Topics of interest include (but not limited to): Aging - Children and Youth - Consumer Markets - Data Collection Methods - Education and Training - Emergency Management – Expert Witness - Environment and Natural Resources - Estimates - Family and Household - Fertility –GIS - Geovisualization - Government Statistics and Public Policy - Group Quarters - Health Care and Public Health - Housing - Immigration - International Demography - Mortality - National Censuses - Population Change - Poverty and Socioeconomic Status - Projections - Race and Ethnicity - Redistricting - School Demography - Spatial Analysis - Transportation - Workforce

Come join us in San Antonio and stay for the weekend. There's lots to do in San Antonio we have wonderful restaurants, music, and cultural events (http://visitsanantonio.com).

Submit ABSTRACTS by August 31, 2016 https://idserportal.utsa.edu/ADC/
Contact Lloyd Potter with any questions: Lloyd.Potter@utsa.edu

Applied Demographer Position, Univ of Georgia (posted 15 Apr 16)

The Carl Vinson Inst of Govt invites applications for a public service faculty position as an Applied Demographer. Starts August 1, 2016.

A master's degree or equivalent in demography, sociology, geography, economics, city/urban planning, or related field is required. Ph.D. or equivalent is preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong knowledge and experience with demographic analysis, regional economics, demographic and other socioeconomic data, and research methods. Experience with any statistical package such as Stata, SAS, R, or Python and experience with GIS and spatial data is required.

Candidates will be considered for the position until it is filled but are assured of consideration if materials are received by May 15, 2016. More details HERE (click on the link labeled [...Applied Demography Program])

SDA Election Results (posted 8 Oct 15)

Congratulations to the newly-elected SDA officers for 2016!
President Elect - Mark Fossett
Board Members - Joseph Lariscy and Corey Sparks