Post Doctoral Fellow: Temple University Infant and Child Lab
The Temple University Infant and Child Laboratory at Ambler is looking for a post doctoral fellow for Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek’s IES-funded collaborative study between Temple University, University of Delaware and Smith College. This project is an extension of a current grant and aims to develop a touch-screen computerized language assessment for two-year-olds. Applicants with a strong knowledge of early word development are preferred as are applicants who speak Spanish.
The position has a 1-year minimum, with the possibility of extending to 2 years.
As the project coordinator, the post-doctoral fellow will be expected to participate at all levels of the project. The responsibilities may include:
· Managing day-to-day project activities,
· Stimuli design and creation,
· Recruitment of children and schools,
· Data collection at preschool sites,
· Training and supervision of undergraduate and graduate RAs and other project staff
· Data coding and analysis,
· Write-up and dissemination of results for internal reports and peer-reviewed publications,
· Presentation of findings in national and international conferences,
· Research grants administration and accounting
- Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology, Speech, or a closely related field
- Familiarity with word learning in young children
- Computer skills and proficiency with MS Office, Excel
- Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing, and organizational skills
- Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants
- Ability to travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible by public transportation
- Proficiency with SPSS, SAS, and/or R
- Proficency in Spanish a plus
If interested, please send a resume/CV, cover letter and research statement to Kate Margulis, Lab Coordinator, at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Please visit our website (www.temple.edu/infantlab) for more information about the lab.