Postdoctoral Position at the University of Chicago in Mathematics and Language Development

2. Postdoctoral Position at the University of Chicago in Mathematics and Language Development

The Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago seeks a postdoctoral researcher to design and implement research projects at the intersection of early childhood spatial, mathematics, and language development.  The postdoctoral researcher will work directly with the institutional principal investigators on research that is aimed at understanding early childhood development in these domains in the home and school settings.  It is expected that the research associated with this position will lead to the development and study of parent and preschool interventions to improve young children’s early spatial, mathematics, and language abilities.
The postdoctoral researcher will participate in all aspects of research management, development and implementation.  He/she will supervise several full-time employees as well as part-time student employees working on a number of separate projects.
A doctoral degree is required in psychology, cognitive science, or education with research interests in child development, preferably mathematical development.  Experience supervising and coordinating the work of others and strong project management skills are preferred.  Must be able to represent the project to diverse audiences.

Start date is flexible; preferred date is July 1.  Interested candidates should send a CV, a research statement, preprints/reprints of papers, and two letters of recommendation to:
Susan Levine, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Chicago
5848 S. University Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637
email: s-levine@uchicago.edu
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