Post-doctoral research position in Cognition and Education

Post-doctoral research position in Cognition and Education

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University invites applications for a post-doctoral research position in Cognition and Education. The successful candidate will be involved in the investigation of basic cognitive processes relevant to educational applications, and the research broadly involves collaborative efforts that explore how cognitive interventions can improve student achievement.  This position is supported by the Science of Learning and Education Center under the direction of Dr. John Dunlosky and Dr. Bradley Morris. Although Dr. Dunlosky will be the primary mentor, collaborative opportunities will also be available with other faculty from a variety of disciplines. This position is internally funded for up to at least two years.  However, renewal of appointments will be dependent upon performance.  

Postdoc Description

 

Post-doctoral applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline (such as cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, or educational psychology) and have demonstrated research productivity and academic excellence. We are seeking an applicant who desires to apply his or her strong research skills to exploring the link between cognition and educational achievement. 

Kent State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Preliminary inquiries may be addressed to Dr. John Dunlosky (jdunlosk@kent.edu). Send a CV, names of three references, relevant reprints, and a detailed cover letter describing your research experience, interests and longer term career goals to:  Dr. John Dunlosky, Department of Psychological Sciences, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190; Kent, OH 44242-0001 or by email to jdunlosk@kent.edu.