Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Texas State University
Posting Date

Dr. Perez-Brena of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University is seeking a qualified postdoctoral research associate. This appointment will be for one year (12 months) with the possibility of extending to a second year. Responsibilities of this position include data analyses, preparation of publications, assistance in grant writing, and conference presentations. Research projects will explore how cultural (e.g., values, norms, acculturation, discrimination) and family (e.g., parent-adolescent relationships, coparenting) factors inform Latino adolescents transition into adult roles (e.g., parenthood, college, career) using multiple family and longitudinal datasets. Further, this position will aid in the dissemination (e.g., analysis, presentation, publication) of data collected from an intervention project supporting adolescent parents’ transition into this off-time transition into adulthood (e.g., coparenting, romantic relationship, parenting skills training).


Required: Ph.D. in human development, psychology, sociology, education or a related discipline in social sciences. Preferred: a) strong writing ability, b) advanced quantitative skills (e.g., SEM path analysis models, growth modeling, latent class analysis, multilevel models) or advanced qualitative skills, and c) strong publication record.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
$47,000 (12-month appointment)

Texas State University
1600 University Ave
San Marcos, TX 78749
United States

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, To ensure full consideration, please submit the following with your application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 writing samples, and the names and contact information of three references.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.