Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Monday, Jul 2, 2018

CRCW is offering highly competitive Postdoctoral Research Associate positions to individuals with documented interest in the study of children and families, and in interdisciplinary collaborations. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal, pending satisfactory performance, with negotiable renewal dates for the next year.

Ph.D. required. Preference will be given to candidates that have obtained the Ph.D. less than two years ago.
Postdocs are expected to have outstanding potential and be self-motivated to work with faculty on complex projects. This position will support research with the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study data through the Year 15 wave, either through analysis of individual characteristics and neighborhood contexts that promote positive outcomes into adolescence, or by collaborating on emerging gene-environment and epigenetic work. Prior experience using the FFCWS data is preferred. Postdocs will participate in all of the Center's activities, including student-faculty seminars, workshops, and public lectures.

Salary will be based on the University's postdoctoral research associate compensation package. This position is subject to the University background check policy.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for two references.

Applicants must apply by the application deadline of August 2, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Contact Kris McDonald at