Post Doctoral Fellow: Temple University Network of Cognition and Education Sciences IES Training Grant
Temple University’s Department of Psychology and College of Education are seeking two Post-doctoral Fellows for an IES-funded collaborative training grant bridging the fields of cognitive and education sciences. We aim to prepare talented doctoral-level researchers to conduct interdisciplinary work in cognition and education. Candidates who have recently obtained doctorates in cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience or cognitive development will be mentored in learning how to conduct rigorous research on educational topics. Candidates who have recently obtained doctorates in education-related fields will be mentored in cognitive science and cognitive development topics.
Fellows will collaborate on publications and grant writing with two mentors – Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (Psychology) and Annemarie Hindman (Education) – joining two current Fellows who are mentored by Nora Newcombe (Psychology) and Julie Booth (Education). Together, the mentors’ research spans a wide range of topics, including spatial intelligence and learning; early childhood education; language, reading, science and mathematics learning and teaching; parenting and family processes; and educator professional development.
Fellowships include two years of funding and health benefits, beginning in summer/fall 2016. If interested, please send a resume/CV, cover letter and research statement to Julia Erlanger at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the cover letter or research statement, please address how your work would fit with, and be advanced by, the research of Hirsh-Pasek and Hindman. Applications will be reviewed until the position has been filled.