Post-doctoral position at Wesleyan University

Feb 24, 2017

Wesleyan University’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year

postdoctoral research fellowship, beginning July 1, 2017. The postdoctoral fellow will

work in the Critical Health Social Ecology Research Lab on issues related to community

health, neighborhoods, health and place-based research.


We seek an outstanding scientist with a Ph.D. in geography, statistics, quantitative

psychology, sociology, or related field (e.g., public health) and strong analytical skills in

spatial modeling techniques - including GIS (ArcGIS, open source GIS), agent-based

modeling, social network analysis, qualitative GIS, CartoDB, and data visualization

(Tableau). Enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research desired. Proficiency in SPSS/SAS or

mixed-methods approaches are highly desirable but not essential. There will be freedom

for the postdoctoral fellow to pursue new projects as well as collaborate on existing

projects related to place and health. Fellows will also teach one undergraduate course in

an area of the fellow's interest and mentor exceptional undergraduates involved in

research. Funding for research/conference travel is available.


Wesleyan is a selective liberal arts institution in Middletown, CT with faculty engaged in

well-funded and cutting edge research. To apply, please forward a cover letter,

curriculum vitae and statement of research interests to You will

also be asked to provide the email addresses of two referees from whom we will obtain

confidential letters of recommendation. Applications completed by April 1st, 2017 will

receive full consideration. Please contact if you have questions

about the application process.


Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not

discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected

veteran status, or other legally protected status. We welcome applications from women

and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section

504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Antonio Farias, VP

for Equity & Inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Coordinator, 860-685-4771,

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