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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Child and Family Policy and Programs

The Northwestern University Two-Generation Research Initiative at the Institute for Policy Research is seeking a postdoctoral trainee with a PhD in psychology, public policy, economics, or other relevant social science discipline. They expect this position to start summer/fall 2019.

The postdoctoral trainee will have the opportunity to work with Drs. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Teresa Eckrich Sommer, and Terri Sabol to conduct independent analysis of quasi-experimental and experimental studies. Experience with advanced quantitative methods is preferred.

The multidisciplinary team is at the forefront of developing theory, programmatic design, and research underlying two-generation initiatives, which invest in the education of parents and children simultaneously. The postdoctoral trainee will conduct evaluations of existing two-generation programs using surveys, direct assessments, program administrative data, and video- and audio-recorded interactions.

The position will be a one-year appointment with renewal for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), first-authored scholarly writing sample, and the names of three references to Marisa Sclafani at Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.