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Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
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Dr. Brian Ogolsky in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies is seeking to fill a two year Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate position to commence as early as August 2020. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise or experience in the following areas: 1) relationship science, broadly defined 2) advanced quantitative methods and analysis (e.g., dyadic analysis, longitudinal analysis) and 3) project management and team leadership.

This position provides an opportunity for early career development, publication and supervision by national leaders in the department of human development and family studies.

The Urbana-Champaign community offers a wealth of cultural, intellectual, and recreational opportunities.


Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree in human development/family studies, psychology, communication, or closely related field. We seek applicants with strong methodological and quantitative data analysis skills, writing skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment.

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 experience and qualifications.

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

How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter in pdf format and names and contact information for three references to: [email protected].

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Brian Ogolsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, [email protected].

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Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled