The Center for Talented Youth and School of Education at Johns Hopkins University are offering one postdoctoral position to a highly qualified candidate whose interests can support efforts to improve advanced education, with an emphasis on equity.
The postdoc will spend the majority of their time working with Dr. Jonathan Plucker, the Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development, on current research and policy projects.
Expected duties include:
Preparing a wide range of publications, including blog posts, journal articles, chapters, and other forms of scholarly discourse
Assisting with the preparation of grant proposals, preregistration materials, human subjects applications, and related aspects of an active research program
Attending project and faculty meetings as needed
A successful candidate will have completed their doctorate by the time of appointment, or within the past five years. Applicants may come from schools of education or any social science discipline. They must have a strong statistical background; the proven ability to work independently; demonstrated interest in talent development, advanced education, or creativity; and excellent writing skills. Experience in K-12 and policy settings is desired but not required.
The position is expected to begin no later than March 1st, with an earlier start date if possible. Relocating to Baltimore is not a requirement of the position. Minority scholars are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit:
a cover letter detailing educational background, research interests, and career goals
a Curriculum Vitae
contact information for two references
two sample publications
Applicants must provide requested application materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/82671. Please contact Christina Kubilius, Senior HR Coordinator, at Ckubili1@jhu.edu, with any questions regarding the application process and contact Professor Jonathan Plucker at email@example.com with any questions regarding the position expectations.
Internal Number: A-82671-3
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