Job Opportunities

IPR fills positions for faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows, in addition to research and administrative staff. Additional jobs not listed on our site can be found on Northwestern's employment pages.

Current Openings

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute for Policy Research and the Department of Statistics

Working at IPR and Northwestern University

IPR is part of the Office of Research but works closely with many other schools and departments at the University. All of the Institute’s faculty are drawn from across Northwestern University, a private research university with 12 academic divisions. It has three campuses: one in Evanston, one in downtown Chicago, and its most recent in Doha, Qatar. Most of IPR’s available positions are located on the Evanston campus.

Northwestern has approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and more than 5,700 full- and part-time staff. It offers many benefit options to full- and part-time employees including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Pre-tax transit options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Vacation, sick, and holiday pay
  • Excellent retirement plans
  • Work/Life balance and resources
  • Dependent care match
  • Faculty-Staff assistance program

More information about working at Northwestern can be found on its Human Resources webpages. 

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.