Mar 05, 2020
Position Description: The Affect Dynamics in Relationships Lab at NYU Shanghai, led by Dr. Lixian Cui , invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral research position. The successful candidate will help coordinate a lab study that investigates parent-adolescent dyadic or triadic interaction, emotion regulation and socialization, and socioemotional adjustment, and help prepare manuscripts for publication. The appointment is for one year, but renewable for a second year based on project needs and performance. Salary is internationally competitive and commensurate with experience. Responsibilities: The fellowship will involve a diverse set of tasks, including overseeing survey, observational, and physiological data collection and management, conducting data analyses, participating in preparing conference presentations and scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, supervising research assistants. Qualifications: The successful applicants will hold a doctoral degree in developmental psychology, applied developmental psychology, human development and family science, or a related area. The applicants will also demonstrate strong statistical skills and a strong interest in socioemotional development. The candidate should have experience supervising research assistants, evidence of independent scholarship, and outstanding academic English writing skills. Background in any of the following areas will be a plus: analytical skills with longitudinal data such as structural equation modeling and multilevel modeling (preferably using M plus , HLM, or R program), experiences with collecting and analyzing physiological (autonomic nervous system) data such as RSA, PEP, and respiration, behavioral coding, diary data collection and processing, proficient in both written and spoken English, Mandarin fluency is a plus but not required, strong interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international environment. To Apply: Please submit a cover letter that describes relevant training and career goals, C.V., search statement, up to three representative publications, two letters recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Postdoc application” in the subject line. For more information, visit the ADR lab website at http://adrlab.weebly.com , the Chinese Families Lab (CFL) at https://chinesefamilieslab.squarespace.com, or contact Dr. Cui ( email@example.com ). We will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Fellowship can begin as early as July 2020 (to be discussed with Lixian Cui). About NYU Shanghai: NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live. NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global. NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.
NYU Shanghai Shanghai, China Postdoc