Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in Somers Family Hall on the Danforth Campus.
This position is for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on research on prejudice and stereotyping, discrimination, social cognition, and intergroup relations.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyzing Data: Compile, clean, and analyze data. May also code data from written text or video.
Study Materials Development: Conduct literature review, design studies, and create study materials.
Writing: Write manuscripts and prepare grant proposals.
Presentation of Research: Meet with the PI and the lab regularly to discuss research progress and address any issues that arise.
Administration: Supervise research assistants, and submit applications and modifications to the university IRB, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. degree in social psychology or a related field.
Expertise with building lab and web-based psychology studies, and coding in HTML or other platforms.
Demonstrated ability to complete projects, as evidenced by quantity and quality of publications.
Evidence of ability to collaborate with colleagues beyond the Ph.D.-granting University.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
Knowledge of, or ability to acquire understanding of, theories of implicit social cognition, models of changing affect, cognition and realistic social behavior.
Skilled at research design, participant recruitment, data management, statistical analysis, and scientific writing, and an interest in mentoring junior lab members in these areas.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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