Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Educational Psychology

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Educational Psychology

The primary purpose of this position is to manage ongoing grant-funded projects and conduct research with Dr. Stephanie Gerow. The research will be related to educational and behavioral interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Example ongoing research projects include evaluations of parent-implemented interventions and challenging behavior interventions for children with developmental disabilities.

The postdoctoral researcher will receive mentorship from faculty in the Educational Psychology department in conducting single-case research, large-scale projects, and applied behavior analytic research. The Department of Educational Psychology is committed to conducting meaningful and rigorous research and to securing external research funding.

This is a one-year position, starting June 1, 2021.

What We’re Looking For


  • Completed doctoral degree (or completed requirements of doctoral degree) in education, psychology, or related field prior to start date
  • Training and experience in conducting research in educational and/or behavioral interventions for individuals with developmental disabilities


  • Publication record
  • Experience with grant writing and/or conducting grant-funded projects
  • Current Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D)
  • Licensed behavior analyst in Texas or eligible for licensure in Texas

To be a part of the most compelling mission in higher education, submit a CV/resume, cover letter, graduate transcripts, and names of three professional references to Dr. Stephanie Gerow (

What You Will Do

Under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Gerow, the postdoctoral researcher will primarily conduct the following tasks:

  • Manage ongoing grant-funded projects: train and supervise research assistants, recruit participants, conduct research sessions, collect data, analyze data, contribute to required reports
  • Conduct research: develop protocols, recruit participants, conduct research sessions, collect data, analyze data, disseminate findings (e.g., publish manuscripts, present research)
  • Other research, scholarly, and/or professional development activities, as assigned by supervisor


For further questions about the position, please reach out to Dr. Stephanie Gerow (

What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family’s wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.

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About Baylor
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