Professor Herb Marsh, a world-leading quantitative educational psychologist and motivation researcher, is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate/Research Fellow to help lead his research program. This tenured academic, research-only position would be ideal for an early-career researcher who wishes to build a research track record as it would result in as many as 5-10 co-authored publications per annum in leading international journals. Herb’s research program extends methodological (structural equation & multilevel modelling) innovations based on substantive-methodological synergies that make important contributions that come from his ongoing substantive research programs. The successful applicant will possess well-developed organizational/research management skills, excellent (English) research writing skills, outstanding quantitative/statistical skills, and expertise in at least some of Professor Marsh’s substantive areas of interest.

The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) at the Australian Catholic University (Sydney), under the Direction of Prof Rhonda Craven, is led by an integrated team of world-class researchers (Herb Marsh, founder of SELF, H-lndex 123; Richard Ryan, co-founder of the Self Determination Theory, H-lndex 123; Bob Vallerand, Past-President of the International Association of Positive Psychology and of the Canadian Psychological Association, H-lndex = 72; Ralf Schwarzer, founding Director of the Society of Test Anxiety Research and leading health psychologist, H-lndex = 73; Felicia Huppert, founding Director of the Cambridge University Well-being Institute, H-lndex = 53;Lazar Stankov, leading researcher on intelligence, ageing and confidence, H-lndex = 40; Joseph Ciarrochi, leading positive psychology researcher and popular author, H-lndex = 38) as well outstanding mid- and early-career researchers and a strong research support staff.

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