Post-Doctoral Associate: Advanced Research and Training in Early Childhood Studies

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Training/Instructional Design, Early childhood education/Childcare
Department:18380000 - ED-CTR EXCEL EARLY CHILD STUD

Classification Title:

Post-Doc Associate

Job Description:

The Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida is seeking qualified and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Associates interested in joining a team of highly productive and committed researchers working in collaboration with local, state, national, and international partners to inform and advance evidence-based practices and policies in early childhood studies and to disseminate this information to practitioners, families, policymakers, program leaders, and professional learning personnel. Building off a successful post-doctoral training program funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, Advanced Research and Training in Early Childhood Studies Post-Doctoral Associates at the Anita Zucker Center have opportunities to (a) coordinate research studies funded by external sponsors with situated mentorship provided by Principal Investigators or Co-Principal Investigators; (b) advance knowledge about and apply team science skills in the context of translational and transdisciplinary research being implemented across diverse early childhood settings; and (c) establish a research, scholarship, and dissemination record with ongoing mentoring supports.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A doctoral degree in early childhood education, special education, psychology or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Post-doctoral associates should have a commitment to advancing transdisciplinary practices and policies in early childhood studies and to ensuring equitable opportunities and outcomes for children and families and the practitioners who support them.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and CV.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.  

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Health Assessment Required: No


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