Wesleyan University
  • Middletown, CT
Oct 19, 2018
Applications are invited for a 1-year postdoctoral research fellowship in the department of Psychology at Wesleyan University. We seek a highly-motivated researcher with strong quantitative and statistical skills.  The ideal candidate will have a record of publication using a variety of statistical approaches using longitudinal data (e.g., autoregressive cross-lagged effects models, structural equation modeling, latent class analysis, latent growth analysis, hierarchical linear modeling, multilevel modeling). Experience/interest in emotion research and actigraphy will be considered an asset but are not necessary. The post-doctoral fellow will work with Dr. Royette Tavernier and Dr. Patricia Rodriguez Mosquera.  The candidate is expected to teach one undergraduate seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise and will have the opportunity to co-supervise highly-motivated undergraduate research assistants. Wesleyan University is a highly-selective liberal arts institution, where faculty are actively engaged in research.  Wesleyan University is located in Middletown, CT and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women, and historically underrepresented minority groups.   Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in psychology or a related field. Strong research ability as evidenced by first-author publications Strong statistical analytical skills as evidenced by published work using longitudinal statistical analyses. Experience in using the following programs: SPSS/Amos, HLM, and MPlus. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong organizational, time management, oral/written/communication skills, and a commitment to diversity. The following documents are required (submitted electronically): (1) Cover letter (2) Current curriculum vitae (3) Statement of research interests (4) 2 sample publications (5) The e-mail addresses of 3 referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please ensure that the submitted e-mail addresses are up-to-date and entered correctly). Interfolio users, see Additional Information. After you have submitted all the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you. The successful applicant will be expected to begin the position no later than July 1, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Applications received by December 15 will be given full consideration. Note for Interfolio users: We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application.
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