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Research Associate in the Darden School of Business

University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
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Full Time
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The Leadership and Organizations Area of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate to begin immediately.


The research associate will work closely with faculty primarily on research projects focused on fostering social connection, creating belonging, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, particularly in online, virtual and tech-focused environments and the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The successful candidates will have significant experience on theory development, experimental and survey research, and data analysis, and are expected to advance a number of research projects from conceptualization through publication. A portion of time will be devoted to collaborating with faculty with an understanding that effort will also be directed at independent research. 


QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: A PhD from a social science discipline (communications, psychology, sociology organizational behavior etc.) with significant experience running in person and online experiments is required by the start date.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to manage and track multirole research projects and collaborate with and mentor undergraduates and doctoral students. Solid written communication skills are desirable. Knowledge of Qualtrics, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Prolific, SPSS, R and other statistical programs is strongly desired.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply online at  by attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. 

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on June 17, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


This is a one-year appointment; however, ideally, it would be renewed for an additional one-year, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.


For questions about the position, please contact Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt, Professor, at


For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at


Information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

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Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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