Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA)
Available September 1, 2017
Applications due February 15, 2017
The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin-
Madison invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the demography of aging and the
life course, funded by the National Institute on Aging. The appointment will start from
September 1, 2017 and is conditional on funding.
CDHA, in conjunction action with the Center for Demography and Ecology, provides a research
and training environment that is strong in collegiality, computing, geographic information
analysis, and administrative services. Faculty affiliates of the centers come from a number of
departments including Sociology, Economics, Community and Environmental Sociology, Social
Work, Population Health Sciences, Public Affairs, Statistics, and Human Development and
Family Studies. General support for the Centers is provided by core grants from the National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development and from the National Institute of Aging. For
more information about the Centers, their research faculty, and current research activities, please
visit our websites at www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/ and www.ssc.wisc.edu/cde/.
Stipend levels for this position are set by NIH. In FY2017, they ranged from $47,484 to $58,560,
depending on years of relevant postdoctoral experience. In addition, we expect to provide for
travel to professional meetings up to $1,000 annually. The appointment is for one year with the
possibility of extending for a second year. Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of
the United States and must have completed all requirements for the doctorate by the time of the
To apply, please send curriculum vitae, a short description of a research project to be conducted
at the Center, three letters of recommendation, and copies of publications to: James Raymo,
Training Director, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin-
Madison, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1393 (or inquiries by e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline for submitting applications is February 15, 2017.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.