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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. IPR counts more than 150 faculty researchers, over 60 graduate and undergraduate research assistants, nine postdoctoral fellows, and more than 50 administrative and research staff members.

Current Openings

Communications Coordinator: Institute for Policy Research - Job ID 39337

Senior Research Study Coordinator: Two-Generation Research Initiative (1-year term) - Job ID 39270

Research Study Coordinator: Statistics for Evidence-Based Policy and Practice (1-year term) - Job ID 39290

Research Project Manager: Northwestern Neighborhood & Network Initiative (3-year term) - Job ID 39189

Field Interviewer: Northwestern Juvenile Project - Job ID 37441

Graduate Research Assistant: Northwestern Neighborhood & Network (N3) Initiative

Undergraduate Research Assistant: Northwestern Neighborhood & Network (N3) Initiative

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 located in Evanston, downtown Chicago, and Doha, Qatar. Most of IPR’s available positions are located on the Evanston campus.

Northwestern has more than 3,300 full-time faculty members, 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and 6,500 full- and part-time staff. It offers many benefit options to full- and part-time employees including:
More information about working at Northwestern can be found on its Human Resources webpages

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.