Job Post: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Ohio State University

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The Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University invites applicants for the Theory into Practice postdoctoral research fellow. The successful applicant will work with faculty on (a) projects aimed at disseminating empirical educational research to practicing educators, (b) analysis of quantitative data from several studies focusing broadly on student motivation (including several restricted-use nationally representative data sets) and (c) co-authoring articles from those data. There also will be opportunities to become involved with grant-writing, and there also is the possibility of teaching courses in Educational Psychology or related areas (either at the undergraduate or the graduate level). The initial appointment is for one year (12 months), with renewal for a second year based on successful performance. The postdoctoral fellow will be supervised by Dr. Eric Anderman. 

Qualifications: Doctorate in Educational Psychology or a related area, completed by July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will have a strong background in educational psychology, and should have advanced quantitative skills, preferably including structural equation modeling, multilevel regression, and complex longitudinal data analysis. Please direct any questions to Eric Anderman (anderman.1@osu.edu). 

To apply submit (a) curriculum vita, (b) a letter of interest, including a description of the applicant’s research experience and plans for future research, and (c) names and contact information or three professional references to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11783 

Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2018. 

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