Post-Doctoral Associate

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: 31 Jan 2021

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate
Department SASN - Psychology
Salary Open
Posting Summary

The Mathematics Reasoning and Learning Lab (MRLab) in the Department of Psychology, Rutgers University-Newark, seeks a Post-Doctoral Associate to begin March 1, 2021. The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, Math Education, or equivalent in related field. No prior post-doctoral research experience is required but evidence of a strong publishing record in the above fields is expected. Familiarity with mathematical cognition or cognitive developmental neuroscience is strongly desired, as is experience with designing, conducting, and analyzing experimental studies. Responsibilities will include design of experiments and study materials, supervision of participant recruitment, data collection and analysis, interpretation of findings, and creation of presentations and papers to submit to conferences and journals. The candidate will also have the opportunity to obtain independent federal or private funding if so desired. The position is for six months, renewable contingent upon continuing need for the position, availability of funding, and a positive formal evaluation.

Posting Number 21FA0029
Posting Open Date 01/12/2021
Posting Close Date 01/31/2021

Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, or Math Education.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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Physical Demands and Work Environment

The School of Arts and Sciences-Newark (SASN) is a place where exploration, discovery, and imagination come together to form the core of a liberal arts education. We serve all undergraduates at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N); and offer a broad selection of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate courses a year in more than 40 subjects. SASN combines the best of a large research university with a small liberal arts college. RU-N is a remarkably diverse, urban, public research university that is not just in Newark but of Newark-an anchor of our home city. RU-N is located in a transportation hub with easy access to New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. New Jersey offers vibrant and varied cultural activities, excellent schools, and opportunities to live in culturally diverse urban, suburban, or small-town settings within a short distance of campus. RU-N is consistently ranked one of the most diverse universities in the country by US News & World Report and is located minutes from New York City. For more information about RU-N:


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Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.

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