Post Doctoral Associate (43090)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jan 22, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time


The Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies is a campus-wide interdisciplinary center located at the University of Florida, administratively housed in the College of Education. Major UF collaborators include the College of Education, College of Medicine and the Health Sciences Center, the College of Public Health and Health Professions, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Office of Human Resource Services. The Center is seeking applications from those interested in a post-doctoral associate position.

Job description: Coordinate and collaborate with Center personnel on existing Center projects (including research studies, training, and technical assistance projects); supervise graduate research assistants and other staff associated with Center projects; engage in research and scholarship activities; engage in dissemination activities, including scholarly reports and publications; and perform other relevant Center and professional service activities.

Expectations: This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, grant-funded position with an initial appointment of 1 year that can continue for up to 4 years. This position is a time limited position and continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Center needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.

All applicants must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education, child and family studies, or a related field.

Preferred applicants will have demonstrated skills in implementing research, training, or technical assistance projects and the ability to produce verbal and written communication appropriate for a range of audiences, including scholarly reports and publications. Candidates should have demonstrated interpersonal skills that foster teamwork and collaboration, the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team; and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and staff.

Candidates must be supportive of the mission and goals of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. Candidates must have the desire and ability to foster and engage in interdisciplinary, collaborative research, training, or technical assistance.

Candidates with experiences managing research data sets, knowledge of a range of research methodologies (group experimental, correlational, single-subject experimental, qualitative), advanced data analysis skills, and competencies with advanced statistical software are desirable.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of four references.

Review of applications will begin on February 5, 2019. Applications received after this date will be considered at the discretion of the search committee.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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