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 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution/Organization: University of Virginia
Job Location: Virginia, U.S.A.
Job Type: Postdoctoral
Contact Person: Human Resources
Date Posted: April 6th, 2020
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The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. The position is offered for one year, with the possibility of a second year appointment, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance. In addition to carrying out his or her own research, the appointee will collaborate with one or more psychology faculty members at the Batten School (Gabrielle Adams, Eileen Chou, Benjamin Converse, Sophie Trawalter). Faculty interests include: motivation and goals, inequality, diversity, victim compensation, apologies and forgiveness, prosocial behaviors, judgment and decision making, groups and teams, and leadership.

A terminal degree in Psychology or a related discipline with behavioral and policy relevance is required by the start date of the position. Strong quantitative, communication, and project management skills are also required. Applicants with a track record of publication are strongly preferred.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per University policy.

The position is offered for one year, with the possibility of a second year appointment, contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “R0015140”. Complete an application online and see below for documents to attach.

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, (R0015140) complete the application and see below for documents to attach. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box or you can combine them into one PDF.
Complete an application online and attach:

• CV
• Cover Letter detailing your research and research interests
• Contact information for 3 references•

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

This position is open until filled, priority will be given to applications received by April 8, 2020.
For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin, Senior Academic Recruiter,

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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