Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology

Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

Posting Number FPA00417P
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology
Department Sponsored Research
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year 12 Months
Work hours
35 hours per week

Start Date (For temporary positions only) 8/1/21
End Date (For temporary positions only) 7/31/22
Position Band/Level Faculty
Pay Range
Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? Yes

Job Summary
Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral fellowship position in Dr. Daniel Peterson's Human
Memory Laboratory at Skidmore College. A grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation will support
an investigation of basic and applied memory research.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
• PhD in Psychology or closely related field
• Strong experimental & statistical skills
• Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
• Programming skills (e.g., Java, Python, R, E-PRIME)
• Experience with data collection online (e.g., Amazon Mechanical Turk)
• Experience in working in a diverse educational environment

EEO Statement
Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
The college encourages candidates from under-represented groups and individuals who have demonstrated experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service to apply.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant
The anticipated start date is August 1, 2021 but is negotiable.
The initial appointment is for one year with the opportunity of renewal for additional years.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled

Please use this link to apply:

Posting Date 11/12/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume

To apply please click here! Posted: 11/27/2020