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Postdoctoral Scholar for the UCI-Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center

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One full-time postdoctoral scholar is needed at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to support the Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center (FLDRC).

Main duties will include overseeing the day to day operations of the UCI-FLRDC, working closely with the project researchers. Main duties include running statistical analyses including meta-analyses, analyzing and coding classroom video observations, collecting and managing student-level data, assessment development, and recruitment of schools. Other responsibilities include disseminating research findings– writing peer reviewed journal articles, and presenting at conferences. Experience in research projects, data management, learning disabilities, and statistical methods is strongly preferred.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D in education, psychology, or quantitative methods, with a focus on learning disabilities, learning, language, and literacy. It is highly preferred that applicants have an emerging record of research in the areas of learning disabilities, literacy, intervention research, advanced statistical methods (e.g., meta-analyses, hierarchical linear modeling, longitudinal analysis), family and school influences, special education, and technology. Also preferred is evidence of participation at all levels on externally funded research projects, particularly conducting and overseeing research in schools and in the field. Leadership experience is also preferred.

Position will begin February 2018, with the exact start date contingent on funding and the availability of the applicant. Salary is commensurate with experience, plus health benefits.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted online at
Please include a cover letter explaining your relevant background and interest in this project, CV, and names of three references (please do not solicit letters).

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)