Job Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
PVN ID: HC-1511-000833
Category: Research

Job Description

General Description

A highly motivated post-doctoral research fellow is sought to investigate the social-emotional development of secondary school students in an urban STEM educational program, and student, teacher, and school factors that affect student social-emotional development. The applicant should hold a Ph.D. (or have a scheduled dissertation date in spring 2016) in sociology, developmental psychology, or education, with research experience and interests relating to k-12 education and qualitative methods.

The main duties of the position are as follows:

  • Assist with development of qualitative research designs and interview and observational protocols;
  • Collect data from participants including students, teachers, and school administrators;
  • Analyze qualitative data related to a variety of ongoing research projects;
  • Participate with a research team in writing manuscripts and grant proposals.

Other Duties

  • Interact with students, teachers, and school administrators;
  • Support reporting on funded activities and compliance with permisssions to conduct research with human subjects


  • Intellectual strength in the field of education
  • Focus on adolescent social-emotional development
  • Training and experience in qualitative methods
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient oral and writing skills

Key Features

Educational Foundations and Counseling P
Full Time
Depends on Qualifications
Closing Date
Apr 11, 2016 (Or Until Filled)