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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity - Identity, Intersectionality, and Mixed Methods Development Research

The Development of Identities in Cultural Environments (DICE) research group in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position starting in Fall 2022 or Winter 2023. The postdoctoral scholar will work directly with Dr. Onnie Rogers on research and applied work with adolescent Black girls and with her graduate and undergraduate students on related projects examining the development of identities (race, gender, sexuality, social class) among children and adolescents in diverse contexts. The postdoctoral scholar will also be expected to develop and execute their own research projects.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • a doctorate in psychology, human development, or related field;
  • 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;
  • demonstrated evidence of research productivity in a related area of study;
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage projects and team members; and
  • a passion for conducting interdisciplinary, antiracist psychological research that disrupts structural oppression and inequality in science and society.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment. The initial appointment will be for one (1) year, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year. Salary is competitive. Start date is flexible.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests (including plans for research to be conducted while a postdoctoral fellow), a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation 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.