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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich
Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at email@example.com.
Information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates
at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and
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