The Childhood Cognition Lab ( at the University of California, Riverside is inviting applications for a 2-year NSF-funded post-doctoral position. The NSF grant funds a collaborative research project into the social, cognitive, and social-cognitive factors that influence how young children learn STEM content from educational media, including television and interactive technologies. The candidate will assist with a variety of research projects exploring children’s STEM learning from media, and the candidate will also be encouraged to develop and conduct independent research. The annual stipend and benefits will be commensurate with NSF salary guides.  The approximate start date is early summer 2014, but later start dates can be considered. 

Application Instructions: Applicants should email a CV, cover letter, and contact information for two references to Dr. Rebekah Richert ( Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of California, Riverside:  The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching, and extramural funding.  For information on the Department of Psychology, see our web site at:  The campus is located about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour’s drive from the area’s mountains, deserts, and beaches. The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.