Post-doctoral fellowships are available as part of the Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language & Literacy (RCALL) at Georgia State University
RCALL is an innovative collaborative effort crossing colleges and departments. Our research is conducted by faculty and students from two colleges (Arts & Sciences and Education & Human Development) and ten departments including the departments of Educational Psychology, Special Education, & Communication Disorders, Psychology, Applied Linguistics, and Early Childhood Education.
We have a distinctive interdisciplinary postdoctoral training program focused on the acquisition of language and literacy in children and adults. Our research programs address not only basic conceptual and methodological issues in the area of language and literacy acquisition, but also the design and evaluation of interventions that may help individuals overcome challenges in the acquisition of language and literacy. Fellows will work with interdisciplinary teams on one or more funded research projects.
As part of the university’s Next Generation initiative, the two-year fellowship will provide trainees with intensive training in intervention research with special populations, analyses of existing databases using advanced statistical techniques, and in professional development, including grant writing and professional presentations and publication. We are seeking individuals who bring cutting edge skills (e.g., in adaptive technologies, virtual reality, neuroimaging, complex methods of analyses) to their own programs of research.
Competitive two year fellowships are currently available. To apply, please submit your cv, research statement, examples of publications, and three letters of recommendation either electronically to Keneé Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “RCALL Post-Doctoral Search” or mail to Attn. Ms. Keneé Stephens, Georgia State University, Language & Literacy Initiative, P.O. Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302-5010, USA. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information, view our webpage: www.researchlanglit.gsu.edu or contact Program Co-Directors, Dr. Rose A. Sevcik (email@example.com) or Dr. Julie Washington (firstname.lastname@example.org).
An offer of employment will be conditional on background verification. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
About Georgia State University
Georgia State University’s Area of Focus Initiative in Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy promotes interdisciplinary research and education in the oral and written dimensions of language acquisition; these skills are essential for the creation of life- long competencies in language and communication. The Area of Focus Initiative which was launched in 2008 was formed from faculty across two colleges and 10 departments who have as their central interest in the basic and applied research issues in language and literacy acquisition.
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