Duke University Talent Identification Program, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-TIP-POSTDOC [#8877]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Educational Psychology
Starting Date:2017/08/01
Appl Deadline:2017/03/06 (posted 2017/02/03, listed until 2017/03/06)
Position Description:    

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Occupational Summary:
Duke University Talent Identification Program is seeking a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellow to assist the TIP Research Director in work defined below. This position will begin on August 1, 2017 and end on July 31, 2019. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and CV to Matt Makel at mmakel@tip.duke.edu by Monday, March 6, 2017.

Work Performed:
The TIP Research Associate will assist the TIP Director of Research in the following work researching academically talented students using advanced quantitative analysis and open science principles:
• Perform a variety of technical duties involved in conducting psychological/educational studies to obtain data in support of research oriented activities; compile and/ document procedures and results.
• Compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from research results
• Analyze existing data and report/write results of research studies for publication
• Review methods manual, scientific journals, and other literature for information applicable to research. Write reviews of relevant literatures.
• Write reviews of relevant literatures, academic journal articles, and summaries of research findings for the public (non-researchers).
• Coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses showing progress, adverse trends & appropriate recommendation or conclusions
• Serve as consultant for other TIP divisions (e.g., course evaluations, assessment)
• Help supervise Duke undergraduate and graduate students involved in TIP research.
• Preparation of grant proposals
• Recommend new methods for collection and documentation of data; write and revise procedural manuals as required
Education/Training:
• Doctoral degree in psychology, educational psychology, gifted education or related field
Experience:
• Experience publishing in scholarly journals
• Experience working with secondary and longitudinal datasets

Skills:
Familiar w/ research in talent development and gifted education, educational psychology, or psychology; conducting original research (literature review, design studies, data interpretation, reports); advanced quantitative data analytical procedures/software tools.

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

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

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Contact: Matt Makel
Email: email
Postal Mail:
300 Fuller Street
Durham, NC 27701
Web Page: www.tip.duke.edu/postdoc

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