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Postdoctoral Scholar (Human Development and Family Science)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL
Closing date
Jul 30, 2021
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Job Details

Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar (Human Development and Family Science)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 49138
Department

The Florida Center for Prevention Research and Department of Human Development and Family Science

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Responsibilities

The Postdoctoral Scholar will be expected to collaborate with and provide statistical assistance to FCPR researchers on their Federal Healthy Marriage and Adolescent Sexual Risk Avoidance grants as a member of the evaluation team. In addition, he/she will collaborate and provide statistical assistance to faculty in the HDFS department on various projects. Responsibilities will include providing project management, data analysis, and manuscript preparation through collaborative work on research projects under the mentorship of experienced faculty members. Benefits include insurance and retirement plan options. The position is a minimum of one year with the opportunity to renew for up to three additional years pending funding and satisfactory performance.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Science/Studies, Developmental Psychology, or a related field.

Preferred

The Florida Center for Prevention Research (FCPR), in partnership with the Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) at Florida State University, is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar to begin no later than August 2021. We are especially interested in candidates with a background in Human Development and Family Science, but related degrees will be considered. Experience with advanced statistical modeling (e.g., SEM, HLM, growth curve modeling, time-varying effect modeling, latent class analysis)

Other Information

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV, and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position should be e-mailed to Cynthia Wilson at [email protected] (FCPR) or Christine McCauley Ohannessian at [email protected] (HDFS).

Other Information

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request:

--Every institution of higher education attended, whether or not listed on your CV or resume

--All previous employment since your 18th birthday

--A list of all published material

--A list of all current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount

--List and description of any non-university professional activities

--Any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country

--A complete copy of your passport

--Your most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application)

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Minimum salary will be $47,658, commensurate with experience

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Schedule

If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Company

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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