Postdoctoral Scholar, Job ID 604010 - Institute for Human Development (IHD), Northern Arizona University

Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Special Information

  • This is a full-time position and the fellow will work for the Institute for Human Development which is housed in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • This position is for one year.  Continued employment after this time period depends upon availability of funding, satisfactory performance, and Institute needs.
  • The position is not subject to layoff or recall status.

Job Description
The Institute for Human Development, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Northern Arizona University, is looking for a talented postdoctoral fellow to join its research team, under the direction of Dr. Kelly Roberts.  This position requires a motivated and enthusiastic individual with experience in grant writing, research methodology, and advanced statistics.  The fellow will contribute, as an active research team member, to multiple grant writing opportunities, project coordination, and manuscript development.  The fellow will be expected to lead as well as contribute to grant writing, manuscript development, and presentations at state, national, and international conferences.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, Economics, or other Related Disciplines. 

Preferred Qualifications
A record of accomplishments and publications.
Individuals who are ABD may apply.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Knowledge of grant and manuscript development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivated and proactive attitude to take ownership and initiative in research
  • Skill in leading, coordinating, and/or supervising the work of others
  • Awareness of and commitment to NAU's EEO/Affirmative Action Plan and Safe Working and Learning Environment goals
  • The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds

Commensurate with experience.
**The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Application Deadline
Open until filled. 

How to Apply
Application materials should include: 1) letter describing the candidate's interest in the position, specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae (CV);  3) copy of latest educational transcripts; 4) statement of research interests; 5) and the names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references. (References will be contacted only with prior permission of the applicant.)

Applications should be uploaded as a single PDF or Word document to:
click on "Staff openings", find Postdoctoral Scholar - 604010  


Please note all applications must be uploaded via the NAU HR website before the application deadline.