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Postdoctoral Associate

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

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Postdoctoral Associate


Buros Center for Testing-1044

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Description of Work:

The Buros Center for Testing in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska Lincoln seeks applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship starting as soon as possible. This appointment is funded through June 2024, with the possibility of renewal depending on funding.

Responsibilities of this position may include the following:

  • Assisting Psychometric Consulting with current projects for clients such as state departments of education.
  • Designing and implementing research, evaluation, and analysis plans.
  • Using a variety of analytic tools (e.g., Excel, SPSS, R) to conduct data analysis.
  • Assisting with the development of proposals to secure new contracts.
  • Collaborating with staff in Psychometric Consulting and the Buros Center.

Candidates should be willing to work on various tasks and projects and be willing to learn and use different methods and analytic approaches responding to diverse client needs.

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Psychometrics, Measurement, Educational or Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology, or related field.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Experience using statistics/measurement tools and software (e.g., Excel, SPSS, R).

How to Apply:

Click “Apply for this job,” complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Information Form and attach the following documents:

  1. Letter of application with a brief narrative addressing the qualifications for the position.
  2. Curriculum vita.
  3. Contact information for three professional references.
For additional questions, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Maria Oliveri, at

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Dr. Maria Oliveri, Search Committee Chair

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Faculty Non-Tenure Leading

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Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:


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As soon as possible


Working at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

For 150 Years, A Leader in Higher Education 
Always a place of high ambition, University of Nebraska was one of the first institutions west of the Mississippi River to award doctoral degrees - the first was granted in 1896. The University of Nebraska established the world's first undergraduate psychology laboratory. The discipline of ecology was born here, and the campuses reflect that tradition, being recognized as botanical gardens and arboreta. An early institutional interest in literature and the arts provided the foundations for today's Prairie Schooner literary magazine, for the University of Nebraska Press, and for the Sheldon Museum of Art, which houses one of the world's most significant collections of 20th century American art.

Today, Nebraska is one of the nation's leading teaching institutions, and a research leader with a wide array of grant-funded projects aimed at broadening knowledge in the sciences and humanities. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University of Nebraska offers an extensive benefits package that includes health, life, disability and long term care insurance; retirement accounts; tuition reimbursement for employees and their spouses and dependent children; and reimbursement accounts for health care and dependent day care. Leave policies are designed to help employees deal with personal or family events or crises.

Diversity and Inclusion
In the spirit of the phrase "Every Interaction Matters", UNL has an enacted commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence for our faculty, staff, and students. On our campus, diversity and inclusion are important priorities. Examples include: Husker Dialogues, which is an event that helps first-year students focus on diversity and inclusion and practice handling difficult conversations around difference; three Chancellor's Diversity Commissions that are charged with informing and advising the Chancellor and addressing issues of constituent campus communities; and the establishment of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion whose leader operates at the Vice Chancellor level. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, we strive for excellence in all that we do. True excellence requires that each individual be able to work and learn in an atmosphere of respect, dignity, and belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion requires each of us to continuously ensure our interactions are respectful, protect free speech, and inspire academic freedom.

About Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. The Pinnacle Bank Arena, opened in 2013, routinely hosts major touring acts. A buzzing entertainment district, the Railyard, connects the arena area to the Historic Haymarket. Cuisines from all continents provide the entree to dynamic urban nightlife and a wide variety of ways to enjoy time with friends. Nebraska's City Campus is one with Lincoln's city center, as it has been since the university was founded.Lincoln has more parkland per capita than Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; and all but a handful of U.S. cities. The well-manicured Pioneers Park, the native woods of Wilderness Park and the open grassland of Nine-Mile Prairie are each within a 10-minute trip from campus. Connecting many of these parks is an extensive trails network.

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