The Department of Psychology at Princeton University invites
applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate or more senior
research position. Applicants should have a PhD degree (or expect
to receive a PhD degree by January 31, 2022) in Psychology or
allied fields (e.g., Education, Sociology) with an interest in
conducting research relevant to racial bias and inequality.
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Dr. Stacey
Sinclair on an on-going research project that involves using
nationwide data to examine the association between collective-level
racial bias and racial achievement gaps. Responsibilities will
include activities such as working with large public datasets
(including using web APIs), using multilevel regression and post
stratification, running advanced statistical models for analyzing
cross-sectional and longitudinal data (e.g., Bayesian multilevel
models, casual inference methods such as cross-lagged panel
models), visualizing data and results, writing manuscripts,
presenting research, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate
researchers in the group. To learn more about the research, please
refer to this paper: https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/116/17/8255.full.pdf
The position is offered for 1 year, with the possibility of
renewal, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance. In
addition to the aforementioned project, the appointee will have
opportunities to develop additional projects with members of Dr.
Sinclair’s lab and/or maintain their on-going work. This position
is subject to the University's background check policy. Salary will
be in accordance with NIH guidelines.
Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter, C.V.,
1-2 research papers, a research statement, and names of two
referees who can provide letters upon request.
This position is subject to the University's background check
policy. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative
Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.