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Postdoctoral Training Opportunity – Identity Development, Intersectionality and Mixed-Methods Research at the DICE Lab

The Development of Identities in Cultural Environments (DICE) research group invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position starting in Fall 2023. The postdoctoral scholar will work directly with Dr. Onnie Rogers on various projects examining and supporting identity development (race, gender, sexuality, social class) among racially and ethnically diverse children and adolescents in educational and sociopolitical contexts. The postdoctoral scholar will also be expected to develop and execute their own research projects. The DICE lab in located in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University. 

Qualified candidates will have: 
  • a doctorate in human development, psychology, or related field; 
  • excellent methodological and analytical expertise in qualitative and mixed-method techniques; 
  • demonstrated evidence of research productivity in a related area of study; 
  • experience in conducting school-/community-based research; 
  • knowledge of the developmental, identity, and intersectionality literatures; 
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage projects and team members; and 
  • a commitment to conducting critical 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 for Summer/Fall 2023 (flexible). 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit:

  • 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.
Applications should be addressed to Dr. Rogers at Please put “2023 DICE Lab Postdoc” in the subject line. 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