[MATHLINK] Postdoc at UChicago: Early Math Learning Research & Development

Michelle Hurst hurst.mich at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 11:05:42 CST 2021


Susan Levine is looking to hire a postdoc; please see the full job ad

(apologies for cross-posting & re-posting with modified submission info)

Susan Levine is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work at the University
of Chicago Department of Psychology (Cognitive Development Lab:
https://cogdevlab.uchicago.edu/). The position involves work that sits at
the interface of developmental and educational science.  Specifically, it
involves research on early math learning and the development of
evidence-based math resources to enhance math learning through home,
childcare, and school settings with a focus on children from lower
socioeconomic backgrounds. The postdoctoral researcher will work directly
with the PI (Susan Levine) and collaborate with other postdocs, students,
and faculty at the University of Chicago and other institutions through the
DREME network (https://dreme.stanford.edu

The postdoctoral researcher will participate in all aspects of research
management, development, and implementation. They will supervise several
full-time employees as well as part-time student employees working on a
number of separate projects. They will also serve as the main liaison with
parents, caregivers, and preschool teachers, working to develop home-based
and school-based mathematics activities.

A doctoral degree is required in psychology, cognitive science, educational
psychology or a related field with research interests in child development,
preferably mathematical development. Experience supervising and
coordinating the work of others and excellent project management skills are
strongly preferred. Bilingual English-Spanish skills are a plus.

Start date is flexible; preferred date is as early as May 1. Interested
candidates should apply via email to  jodikhan at uchicago.edu with the
subject line “Postdoc Application”, including:
(1) a CV
(2) a research statement
(3) preprints/reprints of papers (1 - 2)
(4) contact information for two professional/academic references (name,
email, phone number)

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity /
Disabled / Veterans Employer.  Individuals requiring accommodation call

*Michelle Hurst, Ph.D.*
*Postdoctoral Scholar*
University of Chicago

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