The Theory into Practice (TIP) Postdoctoral Scholar works with faculty that are conducting translational research in education (i.e., research that brings theory and research into practice). The postdoctoral scholar will work with faculty on:

(a) data analysis on current translational grant-funded projects
(b) developing and submitting new grant proposals (primarily to federal agencies and major foundations)
to request funding to conduct new translational studies, and
(c) disseminating results of translational education research to researchers, practitioners, and

There also may be opportunities to teach courses in Educational Psychology or related areas (either at the undergraduate or the graduate level). The initial appointment is for one year (12 months), with possible renewal for a second year based on successful performance.

Required Qualifications
Experience in education research, including advanced methodological skills. Ideally candidates will have expertise in both quantitative methodologies (e.g., structural equation modeling, multilevel regression, survey development validation, item-response theory, etc.) and qualitative methodologies. Prior experience with translational research is desirable.

Required Education: Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) from an accredited college or university in an area of Education or a related field before the starting date of the position.

The Targeted Hiring Range for this position is $49,000.00 to $55,080.00. To apply, please go to:

Applications deadline: November 28, 2021.
Required materials for application include:

(1) Curriculum vitae
(2) Letter of interest
(3) Names and contact information for three professional references

For questions about the TIP Postdoctoral Scholar position, please contact Dr. Eric Anderman, . Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will start in August, 2022.

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.