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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here Please send application materials to Ms. Marie Huff, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8180, 105 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8180. Clearly mark the envelope ATTN:IES Post doc. All applicant materials must be received or post marked by December 1, 2017. For more information about the positions, contact either Samuel L. Odom at slodom@unc.edu or 919-966-4250, Kara Hume at kara.hume@unc.edu or 919-843-2291, or Brian Boyd at brian_boyd@med.unc.ed or 919-843-4465.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS001785
Department FPG Child Development Inst - 631200
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2018
Estimated Duration of Appointment 24 Months
Posting Open Date 09/13/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is currently offering two postdoctoral fellowships that provide research training focusing on autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The two-year fellowships are funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. We are seeking individuals interested in gaining skills in research methodology and scholarship with a focus on special education and related services for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Individuals from traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply, although applicants have to be U. S. citizens.

Educational Requirements

Candidates should have completed their doctoral degree in special education or a related field before beginning the fellowship and have a demonstrated interest in ASD.

Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in conducting applied research with children and youth having ASD in school and community settings. In addition, a record of scholarly publications will be helpful.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click here
Please send application materials to Ms. Marie Huff, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 8180, 105 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8180. Clearly mark the envelope ATTN:IES Post doc. All applicant materials must be received or post marked by December 1, 2017. For more information about the positions, contact either Samuel L. Odom at slodom@unc.edu or 919-966-4250, Kara Hume at kara.hume@unc.edu or 919-843-2291, or Brian Boyd at brian_boyd@med.unc.ed or 919-843-4465.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/126572
Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Charles Cannon - HR Manager
Department Contact Telephone or Email charcan@unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of experience do you have working on applied research projects and/or educational programs with students with ASD?
    • None
    • 0-2
    • 2-4
    • More than 4
  2. Do you have experience working with, or interacting with, individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?
    • Yes
    • No