Post Doc

Tuscaloosa, AL

During the post-doctoral period, the scholar will conduct research and publish articles and present conference papers in areas related to meta-analytic structural equation modeling, and other advanced quantitative methodological approaches. The scholar will deliver a series of lectures in the area of meta-analytic structural equation modeling, assist with the mentoring of graduate students, collaborate with faculty on research projects and act as a consultant to faculty and graduate students in areas of common research concern.

Ad Text:
The Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology and Counseling is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to work with Professor Randall Schumacker on the development of a research project that focuses on meta-analytic structural equation modeling. The expectation is that such a focus will produce a new methodological approach for research and yield a new instructional course in meta-analytic structural equation modeling.
During the post-doctoral period, the scholar will conduct research and publish articles and present conference papers in areas related to meta-analytic structural equation modeling, and other advanced quantitative methodological approaches. The scholar will deliver a series of lectures in the area of meta-analytic structural equation modeling, assist with the mentoring of graduate students, collaborate with faculty on research projects and act as a consultant to faculty and graduate students in areas of common research concern. The position is available from 1/1/20-5/15/21.
Required Qualifications
A Ph.D or EdD. in Educational Measurement, Educational Research, Statistics or related area is required. The candidate should be a creatively inclined independent worker who is interested in learning new research techniques and able to convey information effectively. Strong analytical skills, and an ability to communicate well are also important. All applicants should be capable of conducting research with and lecture on a wide suite of advanced quantitative methods.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with and interest in fundamental and applied psychological studies and psychological measurements
Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills
Experience with international research efforts
A record of publications in quality, peer-reviewed academic journals
Editorial experience or experience as a reviewer for one or more academic journals
All Required Documents Must Submitted Via the UA Portal (incomplete set of documents will not be reviewed or considered):
1. Cover Letter which also includes a statement of the skills to be acquired in the position and post-position career goals
2. Vita
3. Research Statement
The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Questions Regarding this Position:
Dr. Randall Schumacker, rschumacker@ua.edu.

Additional Position Information:
Post-Doctoral positions are non-tenure earning.

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