Tuesday 10th December 2019,

Post-doc position working with the vast SMPY data base!

October 28, 2015 Job and workshop postings

Research Associate:

The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) seeks a full-time post-doctoral Research Associatefor study oversight, conducting research, writing articles, laboratory management, and statistical analyses using the vast SMPY data base.  SMPY is a four-decade longitudinal study consisting of 5 cohorts and over 5,000 intellectually talented participants.  One chief responsibility of this position will be to manage laboratory details associated with launching an age-50 follow-up of two of SMPY’s most exceptional cohorts: a cohort of 500 profoundly gifted participants initially identified by age 13 in the early 1980s, and a second cohort of over 700 top STEM graduate students identified and psychologically profiled in 1992 as first- and second-year graduate students.  Candidates with interests in assessing individual differences, talent development, and particularly strong statistical-technical skills are preferred.  Send vitae, cover letter stating interests, (pre)reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Dean Camilla P. Benbow, Department of Psychology & Human Development, 0552 Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37203.  The position will remain open until a qualified applicant is selected.  For additional information, please contact either co-director: Camilla P. Benbow, camilla.benbow@vanderbilt.edu, or David Lubinski,david.lubinski@vanderbilt.edu.

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/Peabody/SMPY/.  Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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