Post-Doctoral Position on African American Children and Families Mentor: Oscar A. Barbarin

Dr. Oscar A. Barbarin (a recent member of SRCD's Governing Council who has also worked extensively with SRCD's Committee for Policy and Communications and SRCD's Office for Policy and Communications) is recruiting a post-doc. Please see the announcement below, which is also attached:
Post-Doctoral Position on African American Children and Families
Mentor: Oscar A. Barbarin

I am recruiting to fill a 2-year post-doctoral position to collaborate in establishing a program of applied research on the academic and social-emotional development of Young Boys of Color in the State of Maryland. The fellowship will provide opportunities to hone skills in teaching, grant writing and community based research. The fellow will be involved in undergraduate teaching on African American families and children. In addition, the fellow will be offered time and guidance for completing manuscripts on the fellow’s previous work. The successful candidate will already have completed a doctoral dissertation in Psychology,  Sociology, Human Development, Social Work, Education, Public Health or a related field of study.   In additional to the typical post-doctoral stipend, the incumbent will be eligible for health insurance and a modest allowance for travel to present research.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For more information contact Dr. Oscar Barbarin (504) 908 1500.  To be considered you  should send a letter of interest and background, a curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references to or mail to Dr. Oscar A. Barbarin, Chair designate, African American Studies Department, 1119 Taliaferro Hall University of Maryland College Park, MD  20742   The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants of all racial/ ethnic  groups and of both genders interested in the topic of young boys of color are  encouraged to apply.