Thursday, April 7, 2016

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA - 1 Postdoctoral fellowship in reading disability

We are recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to assist with our ongoing research projects being carried out in association with the NICHD-funded Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center (

The mission of the Center is to increase our understanding of the nature and origins of learning disabilities and to apply this knowledge to improve prevention, early identification, and remediation. This is a unique, 2-year position co-funded by the FSU Foundation and the FSU College of Arts & Sciences. It primarily a research assignment but also includes a teaching assignment of 1 undergraduate course per academic year. Consequently, this position is ideal for a candidate who aspires to become a professor in a major research university. A PhD in psychology, education, statistics, communication disorders, or a related field is required by the date of appointment, but is not required for applying. The successful candidate will have a substantive research interest in reading disabilities/dyslexia or other related learning disabilities and have expertise in one or more of the following methodologies: advanced statistical methods; meta-analysis; risk assessment; genetics; or imaging. Familiarity and experience with relevant software is essential. Opportunities exist for participation in data analysis, manuscript preparation, grant writing, and collaboration with ongoing research projects. Training and experience in advanced statistical methods is available.

Interested candidates should send a CV; a cover letter describing your relevant experiences,skills, and future goals; and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Rick Wagner at Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable, but no earlier than September 1, 2016. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: