Full-Time 12-Month Position

The School of Social and Family Dynamics (http://ssfd.clas.asu.edu/) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time 12-month Post-Doctoral Research Fellow starting January 15, 2013 (for two years with a third year possible). For this position, successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in child development, psychology, education, sociology, or related field by time of appointment. This position entails working with faculty and graduate students in ongoing multi-disciplinary projects (http://livesofgirlsandboys.org). Responsibilities include managing and analyzing existing cross-sectional and longitudinal data sets concerning social-emotional development, gender attitudes, academic achievement, and peer relationships, helping with ongoing data collection efforts, supervising related research activities, and writing collaborative manuscripts. The successful candidate must have evidence of expertise in children’s social development, and experience in working with and analyzing large data sets. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in multi-level modeling, evidence of peer-reviewed publications, and who have strong quantitative training.

Application deadline is September 3, 2012 or every week thereafter until filled. Electronically send a letter of application that describes your research background and fit with this position. Also electronically send your curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation to Richard Fabes at ssfdpostdoc@gmail.com. Background check is required for employment.Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply (https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/).