Cornell University, CHE-Psychology

Position ID:Cornell-HD-POSTDOCCIDS [#20444, WDR-00028645]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Center for Integrative Developmental Science
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Psychology / Quantitative
Human Development
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/11/09, finished 2022/05/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Center for Integrative Developmental Science

Cornell University

The Center for Integrative Developmental Science at Cornell University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to help advance the research and strategic goals of the center.

Job Description:

The Postdoctoral Associate will have two primary responsibilities: (1) to work with the Human Health Labs and collaborate on research projects focused on risk and resilience factors in health and well-being across the life course, and (2) support Center leadership in identifying and preparing grant proposals for competitive extramural funding. The Postdoctoral Associate will be supervised by Dr. Anthony Ong, Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Human Health Labs and Center for Integrative Developmental Science.

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have a PhD in psychology, human development, quantitative psychology, or a related area
  • Strong background/interests in health and well-being research within diverse family, community, and population contexts.
  • Strong analytic skills such as structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, longitudinal data analysis, and/or categorical analysis (e.g., growth mixture modeling) using R, Mplus, and/or SAS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with collecting and analyzing multi-wave longitudinal and intensive longitudinal data, including survey and biomarker data from measurement burst designs.
  • Evidence of independent scholarship, including a track record of peer-reviewed publications, and strong interpersonal and academic writing skills.
  • Interest or experience in preparing grant proposals for extramural funding. 

This is a full-time, 12-month academic position to be appointed annually, renewable up to three years contingent on successful performance, and offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and benefits package. The anticipated approximate start date is August 2022.

Interested applicants should submit the following material to Academic Jobs Online at (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of interest, including a brief description of how this position relates to their career plans, (3) statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through the Academic Jobs online portal. We will begin reviewing applications immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
G201 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853