Nov 15, 2018

Postdoc

  • Florida International University
  • 11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL, USA
Postdoc Child/Adolescent Cognitive Development Perception Postdoctoral Research

Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION -  INFANT DEVELOPMENT LAB, FIU: The Infant Development Lab (PI: Lorraine Bahrick; infantlab.fiu.edu) in the Department of Psychology at Florida International University invites applications for a 2-3 year NIH funded postdoc in infant/child  perceptual/cognitive/social development to start January - June 2019. We seek an applicant with strong technical, methodological, and statistical skills with research experience in early development. Work with the P.I., Dr. Lorraine Bahrick, and her lab team, to coordinate a new NIH funded multi-site research project assessing individual differences in attention and intersensory processing and relations with social and language outcomes.  Findings are designed to serve as a basis for identifying atypical development. The project will result in a large aggregate database generated by and shared across 13 research labs via Databrary. Theoretical emphasis is on an ecological/developmental systems perspective. The post-doc will have ample opportunity for exploring the database, participating in and generating collaborative research projects, developing an independent research program, and receiving training in manuscript writing and grantsmanship.

Requirements: Excellent computer and technical skills including developing and managing large databases, basic programming skills, familiarity with MATLAB, familiarity with eye-tracking platforms, advanced statistical skills, excellent writing, organizational, computer, skills; supervisory experience.  Familiarity with early social, cognitive, and language assessments, and habituation procedures helpful. 

FIU is a top-tier research institution and public university serving 55,000 students, located in Miami, Florida, a vibrant, multicultural, multiethnic community.  Salary is competitive and includes benefits. E-mail inquiries to Dr. Lorraine E. Bahrick, bahrick@fiu.edu and CC Rossana Cardoso, rocardos@fiu.edu. Send vita, statement of research interests and fit with position, and names of potential referees. FIU is an EO/EA employer.

Employer

Florida International University - Infant Development Lab, PI Dr. Lorraine E. Bahrick

Department

Psychology

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