Recruiting a Fulltime Demographer


The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc. (Claims Conference), an international non-profit organization headquartered in New York, was established in 1951 to negotiate a program of indemnification for material damages to Jewish individuals and to the Jewish people caused by Germany through the Holocaust. This respected organization administers several major programs for the benefit of Holocaust survivors worldwide and actively negotiates with the German government.

The Claims Conference is currently recruiting for a full-time Demographer to work out of our New York Headquarters. This position reports directly to the Executive Vice President. The Demographer will spearhead the Claims Conference’s new Demography Unit and be responsible for conducting demographic research and reporting on Nazi victims throughout the world. S/he will independently promote and support research in demographic issues related to Holocaust survivors toward the goal of helping to provide for their social, physical, psychological, economic and health needs. In particular, the candidate will analyze the population distribution, life expectancy, and conditions of Nazi victims globally. S/he will need to become familiar with both internal database as well as external sources of information. In addition, s/he will commission and organize research, workshops for colleagues in affiliated areas, demography conferences and an on-line newsletter providing updates with relevant information.


  • Contract and manage subject matter experts and researchers working for the Claims Conference;
  • Manager all Demography Unit related projects;
  • Conduct demographic research on Nazi Victim population;
  • Assess the validity of research conducted by contracted researchers;
  • Present reporting to organizational leaders and Board Members;
  • Analyze the impact of various Claims Conference Social Welfare Programs on Nazi Victims;
  • Utilize internal as well as statistical software to analyze Nazi Victim populations;
  • Analyze and assess reporting


  • A Master’s degree in sociology, demography, public policy, statistics, applied
  • Six (6) plus years of work experience using sophisticated quantitative research methods: design, sampling, and complex multivariate statistical analyses preferred;
  • Six (6) plus years of experience in conducting quantitative research regarding the impact of programs, policy changes, life expectancy, population density, and/or predictive analytics relevant to health or social services preferred;
  • Experience leading a team of researchers;
  • Work experience with SAS, SPSS or other statistical analysis software;
  • Expertise in Nazi victim populations;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Experience with report writing and presentation of data and findings;
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as a team member, managing multiple deadlines and facilitating meetings and work groups.

To apply please contact Human Resources at No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.