Post Doctoral Fellow

Columbia, SC
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title


Band Unclassified

Requisition Number 011687

Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Salary Range

Pay Basis Annually

Department School of Medicine - Cell Biology and Anatomy

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 04-27-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 05-03-2017

Job Close Date

Type of Position
Research Grant

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Professional/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
Health Insurance
Annual Leave
Sick Leave

Job Description
The University of South Carolina are accepting applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow with interest in increasing representation of underrepresented groups in the STEM fields and strong quantitative expertise. The initial appointment will be for two years, with the possibility of a renewal depending on available funding. The position involves contributing to a multi-site collaborative longitudinal study of youth educator programs in informal science learning sites (museums, zoos, aquariums) funded by the National Science Foundation and the Wellcome Trust. The person hired into this position will be co-mentored by faculty in the College of Education and the School of Medicine at the University of South Carolina, but will also work closely with a postdoctoral fellow at the collaborating site at Goldsmiths, University of London.

The postdoctoral fellow will receive mentorship and training in conducting large-scale, multi-site, longitudinal research with a diverse sample of underrepresented children and adolescents, and will develop their analytic, research, and writing skills.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Education, Human Development, or a closely related discipline by time of appointment; advanced quantitative training and expertise; data collection and management experience; strong academic writing and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with: primary data collection with children, families and adolescents; coordinating data collection across multiple sites; mentoring and training students; diverse methodology -- including survey methods; experience sampling and coding video interactions

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Other Document (See Special Instructions)
Writing Sample
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates must submit a cover letter describing interests and fit with the position, a current curriculum vitae, one representative publication, and the names and contact information for three references. Please direct any questions to

SOC Code 29-2010


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