The Ohio State University, College of Education and Human Ecology, Educational Studies

2094 11783
Position ID:OSU-ES-POSTDOC [#11783, ES Post Doc]
Position Title: Theory into Practice Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Educational Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/08/29, finished 2019/02/05, listed until 2018/11/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Educational Studies

The Ohio State University

The Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University invites applicants for the Theory into Practice postdoctoral research fellow. The successful applicant will work with faculty on (a) projects aimed at disseminating empirical educational research to practicing educators,  (b) analysis of quantitative data from several studies focusing broadly on student motivation (including several restricted-use nationally representative data sets) and (c) co-authoring articles from those data.  There also will be opportunities to become involved with grant-writing, and there also is the possibility of teaching courses in Educational Psychology or related areas (either at the undergraduate or the graduate level). The initial appointment is for one year (12 months), with renewal for a second year based on successful performance.  The postdoctoral fellow will be supervised by Dr. Eric Anderman.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Educational Psychology or a related area, completed by July 1, 2019.  The successful candidate will have a strong background in educational psychology, and should have advanced quantitative skills, preferably including structural equation modeling, multilevel regression, and complex longitudinal data analysis. Please direct any questions to Eric Anderman (

To apply submit (a) curriculum vita, (b) a letter of interest, including a description of the applicant’s research experience and plans for future research, (c) names and contact information or three professional references to:

Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2019.

EEO/AA employer.  The Ohio State University is committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and improve opportunities for all.  The university embraces human diversity and is committed to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and eliminating discrimination. Ohio State does not discriminate against any individual based upon age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment and admission. 

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Further Info:
122 Ramseyer Hall
29 W. Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

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