[CogSci] NLP PostdoctoralResearch Scholar,
dsmcnamara1 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 13:31:21 PDT 2020
The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University invites
applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to join the Science of
Learning and Educational Technologies (SoLET) Laboratory directed by
Danielle McNamara. The postdoctoral research scholar will work on projects
funded by the IES and ONR to aid in studies using Natural Language
Processing (i.e., computational linguistics, machine learning) that explore
factors influencing students’ performance in comprehension, writing, and
mathematics. The ideal candidate will have expertise in natural language
processing, data analytics, data management, and machine learning, with
some knowledge of topics related to linguistics, language, discourse
processing, or literacy. The position involves working in a collaborative
research lab focusing on learning and cognitive sciences.
The position is full-time, fiscal-year (12-month), benefits-eligible
appointment with no tenure implications. Anticipated start date is October
5, 2020 or as soon after as possible.
The qualification for this position: must have earned a Ph.D. in
psychology, computational linguistics, computer science, cognitive science
or in a related field within the past four years.
To apply, please submit the following as pdf(s) through Interfolio at
http://apply.interfolio.com/78297: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) statement of
research interests, and (3) three letters of recommendation which should be
uploaded by your recommenders to Interfolio directly. Email and paper
applications will not be accepted.
Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to the Chair of the
Search Committee: Dr. Danielle S. McNamara (dsmcnama at asu.edu). Please
mention that you are applying for the Educational Research position. For
information on current lab projects, visit: https://soletlab.asu.edu/.
Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is *September 14,
2020*. If not filled, review of complete applications will continue every
week thereafter until the search is closed.
Salary range is $52,704.00 to $55,596.00 depending on previous experience.
Arizona State University is located in the Phoenix/Scottsdale metropolitan
area. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to
offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually
strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially
interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic
A background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be
considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin,
disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
ASU’s full non- discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU
website at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and
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*D**anielle S. McNamara, PhD*
*Science of Learning and **Educational Technology Lab (soletlab.asu.edu
Professor, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University
President, Society for Computers in Psychology
Editor-in-Chief: Technology, Mind, & Behavior, APA's New Open-Access Journal
Associate Editor: Learning and Instruction;
IJAIED (Artificial Intelligence in Education)
Offices on ASU Campus:
Psychology Building, 950 S. McAllister, Room 219 (85287-1104)
Payne Hall, Room 108 | 1000 S. Forest Mall
480.727.5690 | e-mail: *dsmcnamara1 at gmail.com <dsmcnamara1 at gmail.com>*
*http:// <http://lsi.asu.edu/>**soletlab.com <http://soletlab.com> *
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