Quantitative Modeler position at Pardee Center, University of Denver, USA

The Frederick S. Pardee Center at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (University of Denver) has posted a position for a Quantitative Modeler.  The Pardee Center is the home of the International Futures (IFs) global modeling system.  IFs is an integrated assessment model that represents demographic, economic, health, energy, agriculture, education, infrastructure, socio-political, environmental, and international politics subsystems for 186 countries interacting in the global system. The Pardee Center works heavily on sponsored research projects with various government institutions, international organizations, NGOs, and to a lesser extent, private sector clients.


The preferred candidates will have:

  • PhD in social science, engineering or science (e.g., mathematics, physics).  Master’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated model development experience, including work that goes beyond statistical approaches to the creation of larger-scale structural models that are dynamic across time.
  • Coding experience for model development in one or more computer languages (Visual Studio especially useful).
  • Extensive knowledge in one or more of the issue domains of the IFs system and willingness to work across all domains.
  • Experience in developing proposals for new research projects would be useful.

Additional information and application portal are at:


Application requires a cover letter, CV, and names of 3 individuals who could provide recommendation letters.  Best Consideration Date: July 31, 2019.  Offer will be made then or thereafter. For further information or to discuss the position contact Barry Hughes, barry.hughes@du.edu.