Feb 28, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Skidmore College
  • Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Postdoc Cognitive Research

Job Description

The postdoctoral fellowship position works in Dr. Daniel Peterson’s Human Memory Laboratory at Skidmore College. A grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation supports an investigation of how retrieval of information affects subsequent recall both in the laboratory and classroom. The appointment is for one year with the opportunity of renewal for additional years. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply.

PhD in Psychology or closely related field; strong experimental and statistical skills; ability to work independently. Prefer programming skills (e.g., java, Python, R, E_PRIME; experience with data collection online (e.g., Amazon Mechanical Turk)

Review of applications will begin 3/15/18 and will continue until the position is filled.

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