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Postdoctoral Associate : Youth Self-Driven Learning, Sense of purpose, and Well-being | Cornell University - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

Postdoctoral Associate : Youth Self-Driven Learning, Sense of purpose, and Well-being Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. The Department of Psychology in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate for up to a 2-year period beginning fall 2022. The successful candidate will work on a currently funded study investigating the value of youth-driven learning on positive youth development. Despite a substantial and growing research literature on curiosity, resilience, and purpose in life, there remain a small number of viable interventions to enhance these strengths. Our lab is collaborating GripTape - a youth self-driven learning program to evaluate the effectiveness of the their intervention program, and the underlying mechanisms that account for positive outcomes among youth participating in it. Through a series of projects, we intend to clarify precisely why GripTape works, for whom, and what psychological and social factors optimize its impact. For this project, we will conduct sound interdisciplinary research to ensure that our science informs organizations, public policy, education, and is communicated to the general public. The successful applicant will collaborate an larger team of researchers to work to design studies, oversee data collection, management, and analysis, disseminate findings in scientific journals and at conferences. Applicants should have the following qualifications: Qualifications: Ph.D. in psychology, human development, education or closely-related field. Demonstrated statistical expertise and experience with computer programming and R is preferred. Familiarity and experience with multilevel modeling is also preferred. Applicants should be able to lead data analyses and train other members of the lab. A record of peer-reviewed journal articles that evidence rigorous thought, clear writing, and careful data analysis and interpretation. Applicants should be able to lead first-author papers with strong thinking, theorizing, and writing. Commitment to open scientific values that support rigorous, reproducible research. With this opportunity, you will receive the mentorship and opportunities to propel yourself into a top academic position. We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 full year, though support is available for 2-years. To Apply: and contact information for three professional references. Pay Range: $54,840.00 - $75,000.00 Pay Ranges: The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria: Prior relevant work or industry experience. Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary) Unique applicable skills. Employment Assistance: Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: EEO Statement: 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. 2022-09-22

Ithaca, NY

Herc - Upstate New York

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