The Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies is a campus-wide interdisciplinary center located at the University of Florida, administratively housed in the College of Education. Major UF collaborators include the College of Education, College of Medicine and the Health Sciences Center, the College of Public Health and Health Professions, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Office of Human Resource Services. The Center is seeking applications from those interested in a postdoctoral associate position.
This position is a full-time, non-tenure track, grant-funded position. This position is a time limited position and continuation of this appointment is contingent upon the availability of funding, Center needs, and satisfactory performance in the position.
Coordinate and collaborate with Center personnel on existing Center projects focused on the use of large integrated administrative data to answer research questions relevant to state and local policy makers; supervise graduate research assistants, and other staff associated with Center projects; engage in ongoing research and scholarship activities and build an independent line of research that aligns with the mission of the Anita Zucker Center; engage in dissemination activities, including scholarly reports and publications; and perform other relevant Center and professional service activities.
All applicants must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree in educational psychology, research and evaluation methods, or a related field.
Preferred applicants will have direct experience managing large research data sets, knowledge of a range of research methodologies (parametric, non-parametric, group experimental, correlational, single-subject experimental, qualitative), advanced data analysis skills, and competencies with advanced statistical software such as R, SAS, and ESRI ArcMap. Preferred applicants will demonstrate the ability to produce verbal and written communication appropriate for a range of audiences, including scholarly reports and publications. Candidates should have demonstrated interpersonal skills that foster teamwork and collaboration, the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team; and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and staff.
Candidates must be supportive of the mission and goals of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. Candidates must have the desire and ability to foster and engage in interdisciplinary, collaborative research, training, or technical assistance.
Applicants for the position should attach: (1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vita, and (3) contact information for at least three references. Applicants should reference requisition 67618. Candidates should submit application materials electronically at https://jobs.ufl.edu. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Herman Knopf at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Patricia Snyder at email@example.com.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
The selection process will be conducted in accordance with Florida’s “Government-in-the-Sunshine” and Public Records laws. Search committee meetings and interviews are open to the public, and applications, CVs, and other documents related to the search may be available for public inspection.
The University of Florida is strongly committed to the diversity of its workplace. The College of Education shares this commitment and eagerly invites applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for the position.
About University of Florida - Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies
The Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies is a campus-wide interdisciplinary center located at the University of Florida, administratively housed in the College of Education.