Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-POSTDOC2_IDLAB [#16170]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map]
Subject Area: Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2020/04/30help popup (posted 2020/03/13, listed until 2020/04/30)
Position Description:    

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The ID Lab (Identity and Diversity Lab), directed by Dr. Sarah Gaither at Duke University in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department at Duke University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position to begin as early as August 1, 2020. The initial appointment would be for one year, with the possibility to extend for additional years based on performance and continued funding. 

The ID Lab investigates how our diverse social identities and perceptions of others broadly influences one’s behavior in various types of settings across the lifespan. Of particular interest in the current funding period are projects examining how having multiple social identities (race, culture, gender, etc.) influences our own social behavior and the perceptions from others across the lifespan. Specifically, projects centering on different forms of identity threat and questioning are a high priority for the lab. 

The Duke ID Lab is committed to the mentorship and training of the next generation of scientists with an emphasis on pushing representation in psychological science. The postdoc would be responsible for designing and running research studies with both adult and child samples, analyzing data, preparing publications and conference presentations, and would serve as a mentor to graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in a social or behavioral science discipline, including (but not limited to) psychology, sociology, behavioral economics, and public policy, with clear evidence of scholarly activity related to diversity science. The position requires skills in research design, data management and analysis, and written communication to academic and lay audiences. Experience and interest in working with underrepresented and child populations is a must. 

Questions about the position should be emailed to sarah.gaither@duke.edu and additional information about the lab can be found here: https://sites.duke.edu/dukeidlab/  

If you are interested, please upload your CV, a statement of interest (two pages single spaced max), and at least two reference letters through Academic Jobs Online. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at meghann.koffi@duke.edu to be uploaded manually. 


Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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