This is an excellent position for candidates to 1) gain expertise children’s math development, 2) work on a project focused on math equity and real-world outcomes for African-American and Latinx children, 3) gain methodological expertise in cutting edge computational modeling techniques, 4) become part of a community of researchers working towards similar goals.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Psychology, Education, or any relevant behavioral and social sciences.
The position is in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, at the University of Maryland.
Qualifications: Position qualifications include a PhD in psychology, education or a related field. Expertise in the development of mathematical cognition, executive function and computational modeling are desired. Experience with statistical analysis (e.g. R) and general computing (MATLAB, Python) is desired.
Responsibilities: The postdoctoral researcher will primarily be responsible for collecting and analyzing behavioral and computational data and writing scientific papers and presentations. Other duties will include working with research assistants and graduate and undergraduate students
To Apply: Applicants are required to send a CV, a brief cover letter included expected availability and contact information for two references to Prather1@umd.edu. The position is open immediately but start dates into Fall 2020 will also be considered
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Department of Human Development & Quantitative Methodology
Neuroscience & Cognitive Science Program
University of Maryland – College Park, MD