Jul 21, 2021

Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, CA
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Job Description

We seek one full-time post-doctoral researcher to contribute to our NSF funded grant titled Broadening participation and the culture of undergraduate research experiences. This position is available as early as August 1, 2021 for an initial period of one year with the possibility to renew for two additional years. Candidates must have a PhD or be ABD in Psychology, ideally with an emphasis in Social Psychology. Interest in and familiarity with diversity in STEM education research is preferred. All activities will be conducted at San Diego State University under the supervision and mentorship of Dr. Dustin Thoman (PI), in the Department of Psychology and Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education. The post-doc will provide assistance with the technical aspects of the project, including helping oversee recruitment and longitudinal tracking of faculty and student participants. The post-doc will also serve as an important facilitator with STEM faculty and supervise undergraduate research assistants. This postdoc will contribute to the collection, analyses, and dissemination of the data through reports, presentations and publications. The ideal candidate will have experience and demonstrated proficiency in project management, research design, data collection and analyses in both lab-based and longitudinal naturalistic settings. Excellent organization, written, and statistical skills are a must. Opportunities exist for additional collaborative and independent research projects, with access to a large subject pool and laboratory space. The position is entitled to with full benefits.  


Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Email CV, the names and contact information for 3 references, and cover letter describing research interests, goals, skills, and experience (e.g., statistics, survey and experimental design, web site development, on-line administration of tasks/questionnaires, and any other areas relevant to a busy, productive laboratory) to Dustin Thoman, Ph.D. dthoman@sdsu.edu. For more information on the project, please click here to view the project abstract.  


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