Nov 09, 2018

Postdoc in Mathematical Cognition

  • Kent State University Cognitive Development Lab
  • Kent State University, E Summit St, Kent, OH, USA
Postdoc Cognitive Development Education

Job Description

IES-Funded Postdoc in Mathematical Cognition at Kent State University 

Dr. Clarissa Thompson is accepting applications for an IES-funded postdoc position within the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University ( The successful postdoc candidate will be involved in research on interventions aimed at improving children’s fraction understanding.

The postdoc will join a vibrant, highly collaborative, and productive intellectual community, with many unique opportunities to pursue interdisciplinary research on the Science of Learning (SOLE Center:

Opportunities for teaching and professional development also abound (e.g., support for pilot studies and competitive grant applications, annual workshops on quantitative methods, distinguished speaker series, research methods and mathematical cognition reading groups, writing workshops, etc.).

Qualifications: The qualified applicant will have a Ph.D. in developmental or cognitive psychology or a closely related field. Preferred applicants will have previous experience conducting research with children and a strong publication track record.

The start date is negotiable, and a 2-year commitment is preferred. Starting salary is competitive. 


Applications are due on December 7, 2018.


Send application materials, including a statement of research interests, a CV, up to three publications, and two letters of recommendation by email to Dr. Clarissa Thompson:


Clarissa A. Thompson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Psychological Sciences

Kent State University



Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer


Kent State University


Psychological Sciences

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