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The mission of the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at the University of Pittsburgh is to advance the science of learning by bringing together leading researchers in the cognitive, social, and educational sciences. This mission has guided LRDC in its programs of basic and applied research, its demonstration projects, and its direct support of school improvement and reform. In LRDC’s multidisciplinary setting, scientists study learning in its cognitive, neural, social, and organizational aspects, making research and development links to formal education practice, policy, and out-of-school settings.

May 10, 2022  
The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at the University of Pittsburgh is accepting applications for two Postdoctoral Fellowships in youth development and learning across multiple ecological contexts with an emphasis on diversity, opportunity, and equity . The initial appointment will be two years with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The position involves work on several multi-method longitudinal studies exploring how sociocultural and psychological factors influence youth of color’s identity development, academic learning, and socioemotional well-being during middle childhood and adolescence. In particular, the fellow will work on multi-jurisdictional, longitudinal datasets collected before and during the COVID-19 pandemic to examine the individual, interpersonal, and contextual factors that mitigate or worsen the impact of school disruptions on youth’s academic adjustment and mental health, especially for those from historically marginalized and...
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA Postdoc