Post Doctoral Associate (43090)

first_imgThe Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studiesis a campus-wide interdisciplinary center located at the Universityof Florida, administratively housed in the College of Education.Major UF collaborators include the College of Education, College ofMedicine and the Health Sciences Center, the College of PublicHealth and Health Professions, the College of Liberal Arts andSciences, and the Office of Human Resource Services. The Center isseeking applications from those interested in a post-doctoralassociate position.Job description: Coordinate and collaborate with Centerpersonnel on existing Center projects (including research studies,training, and technical assistance projects); supervise graduateresearch assistants and other staff associated with Centerprojects; engage in research and scholarship activities; engage indissemination activities, including scholarly reports andpublications; and perform other relevant Center and professionalservice activities.Expectations: This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track,grant-funded position with an initial appointment of 1 year thatcan continue for up to 4 years. This position is a time limitedposition and continuation of this appointment is contingent uponthe availability of funding, Center needs, and satisfactoryperformance in the position.All applicants must hold a minimum of a doctoral degree in earlychildhood education, early childhood special education, child andfamily studies, or a related field.Preferred applicants will have demonstrated skills in implementingresearch, training, or technical assistance projects and theability to produce verbal and written communication appropriate fora range of audiences, including scholarly reports and publications.Candidates should have demonstrated interpersonal skills thatfoster teamwork and collaboration, the ability to work effectivelyindividually and as part of a team; and the ability to coordinatemultiple projects and staff.Candidates must be supportive of the mission and goals of the AnitaZucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies. Candidatesmust have the desire and ability to foster and engage ininterdisciplinary, collaborative research, training, or technicalassistance.Candidates with experiences managing research data sets, knowledgeof a range of research methodologies (group experimental,correlational, single-subject experimental, qualitative), advanceddata analysis skills, and competencies with advanced statisticalsoftware are desirable.Applications must include a cover letter, resume or curriculumvitae, and a list of four references.Review of applications will begin on February 5, 2019. Applicationsreceived after this date will be considered at the discretion ofthe search committee.Selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institutionoutside of the United States are required to be evaluated by aprofessional credentialing service provider approved by NationalAssociation of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.last_img