Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Human Development & Family Studies
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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

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Drs. Jennifer Hardesty and Brian Ogolsky in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies are seeking to fill a three year Postdoctoral Research Associate position to begin in summer of 2022. The postdoctoral scholar will collaborate on an NIJ-funded grant to evaluate the efficacy of a domestic violence training program for legal professionals. This project is part of a collaborative ongoing program of research centered on intimate partner violence, divorce/separation, coparental relationships, and family court experiences. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise or experience in one or more of the following areas: 1) intimate partner violence, family law, family or relationship science; 2) advanced quantitative methods (e.g., randomized control trials, program evaluation) and analysis (e.g., multi-level modeling, longitudinal analysis, and structural equation modeling). The postdoctoral research associate will have opportunities for early career development, including publication and supervision by national leaders in the department of human development and family studies.
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign aims to discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts and leaders. Be a part of our story. Our highly ranked program has a proud history of studying families and human development. We address contemporary social issues that affect children, youth, adults, relationships and families through quality research, teaching, and outreach programs. The Urbana-Champaign community offers a wealth of cultural, intellectual, and recreational opportunities.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Jennifer Hardesty, Ph.D., [email protected] or Brian Ogolsky, Ph.D., [email protected].

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Qualifications

Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree in human development/family studies, psychology, or other relevant discipline. We seek applicants with strong methodological and quantitative data analysis skills, writing and communication skills, and the ability to manage a collaborative interdisciplinary team. Additional information about the department may be found at https://hdfs.illinois.edu/.

Organization Summary

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign aims to discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts and leaders. Be a part of our story. Our highly ranked program has a proud history of studying family life and human development. Today our research, outreach, and educational pursuits address contemporary social issues that affect children, youth, adults, relationships and families through quality research, teaching, and outreach programs. The department has state-of-the-art family observation facilities and a child development laboratory.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Location

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801
United States

How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV, cover letter detailing relevant background and experience, and names and contact information for three references in a single pdf file to: [email protected].

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed beginning January 7, 2022, until the position is filled.