This position is Sponsor funded for 1-year with the potential for 1-year renewal.
Seeking a post-doctoral candidate who is highly organized, energetic, creative and community-minded to operationalize and coordinate the research activity at two early childhood centers serving the Flint residents.
- Coordinate the research project at Cummings and Educare Flint
- Establish and maintain accurate research materials for research activities including IRB applications
- Recruit, Interview, train and oversee research assistants
- Collaborate, train and work with teachers for data collection
- Conduct and oversee data collection.
- Oversee data entry and maintain dataset
- Attend meetings with partners, and make connections and foster possible collaborate research partnerships
- Conduct data analyses and write reports
- Write manuscripts in collaboration with PI, and support PI for seeking additional funding
- Ph.D.in Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Early Childhood Education or closely related field
- Minimum three to five years engaged in research
- Excellent organizational skills including effective supervisory experience
- Minimum three to five years working with young children, families and teachers
- Demonstrated experience working with families from undeserved communities
- Excellent interpersonal skills, and verbal/written communication skills
- Basic lifting including must be able to occasionally lift small children
- Must be able to travel to Educare and Cummings sites and sometimes to Ann Arbor
- This position must be able to attend various trainings and conferences
Grant from Community Foundation of Greater Flint
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