Postdoctoral Scholar (Reach Every Reader Project) - FCRR

Job description

Job ID: 43506

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


Quantitative Methodology and Innovation at Florida Center for Reading Research located in Innovation Park at 2010 Levy Avenue.


The successful application will support data analysis, manuscript preparation, and presentations of data associated with the Reach Every Reader project.

The post-doc will work alongside colleagues to develop cognitive diagnostic models of early literacy skills, support model-based structural equation model development, machine learning analysis, and univariate meta-analysis projects.


Academic Doctorate in Psychology, Education, Measurement, Statistics, or a related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in research.

Candidates should have strong quantitative and writing skills with knowledge of basic and advanced psychometric theory including classical test theory, item response theory, and explanatory item response modeling, and should have knowledge of PreK-Grade 5 reading development.


Previously published experience with meta-analysis (observed or model-based), longitudinal growth models, advanced latent variable models, and/or explanatory item response theory.

Contact Info

Yaacov Petscher, Ph.D.
[email protected]

Anticipated Salary Range


Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.


The schedule generally is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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