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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Youth Identity Development, Intersectionality

The Development of Identities in Cultural Environments (DICE) research group in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University invites applications for a postdoctoral trainee position starting in fall 2019. The postdoctoral trainee will work with Dr. Onnie Rogers and her graduate and undergraduate students on new and existing projects examining the development of identities (race, gender, sexuality, social class) among children and adolescents in diverse cultural and educational contexts. The postdoctoral trainee will also have the opportunity to develop their own independent projects.

Qualified candidates will have:
  • a PhD in psychology, human development, or related field;
  • demonstrated evidence of research productivity in a related area of study;
  • excellent methodological and analytical expertise in qualitative and mixed-method techniques;
  • knowledge of the identity development and intersectionality literatures;
  • experience or interest in conducting school-/community-based research;
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage projects and team members;
  • a passion for conducting interdisciplinary, multi-method psychological research that addresses structural oppression and inequality.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Salary is competitive. Start date in the Fall is flexible.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), statement of research interests (including plans for research to be conducted while a postdoctoral trainee), three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Dr. Rogers. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 

Learn more about Dr. Rogers’ research and the DICE lab here.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.