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“The welfare of each of us is dependent fundamentally upon the welfare of all of us.”  

- Theodore Roosevelt

Employment Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire. The IOD is committed to excellence in the work place and offers a wide range of benefits including tuition reimbursement, comprehensive insurance coverage (health, dental, life, long term care, disability), career services, staff development and multicultural resources.

See below for available positions. Check back often or visit the USNH careers page for the most up-to-date listings.

To see a listing of job opportunities across the AUCD Network and at other organizations within the national disability community, click here.


Project Research Associate

Under supervision of project director and/or faculty member, this position will conduct quantitative research using nationally representative survey data to examine disability and government sponsored programs, disability and health, and disability and employment. The individual will assist in conducting literature reviews, analyzing, research data obtained; assisting in creation of dissemination, training and informational materials, and reporting and publishing final results. Overall, the individual will be expected to work autonomously and collaboratively, generate new ideas, and be able to hold discussions and collaborate with national leaders in the area of disability research.

Acceptable minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in a non-technical field appropriate to research being performed.
  • Three years of experience related to area of research.
  • Advanced quantitative research experience, including use of SPSS, Stata and/or SAS to analyze complex national survey data sets.
  • Technical writing experience suitable for contributing to peer-reviewed journal article
  • Master's degree or doctoral/professional degree in a related disciplinary field preferred.
  • Knowledge of publicly funded programs that serve persons with disabilities, including Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, vocational rehabilitation, Medicaid, Medicare, and using health claims data for analysis.
Click here to apply.