Post-doctoral Fellow position in the Psychology Department, Florida State University, USA

The Psychology Department of Florida State Univeristy is inviting applications for a post-doctoral fellow position beginning September 1.

The position is funded from a contract with Florida Department of Transportation that ends on December 31.

There is high probability of extension of this position with other existing projects contingent on availability of funding.


  • PhD in Psychology (emphasis on aging) or Engineering with solid background in human factors/applied cognition/engineering psychology.
  • Experience in design and conduct of field and laboratory study is highly desirable.
  • The position requires having substantial knowledge and experience in data collection and analysis procedures, and report generation and presentation.
  • The fellow should have experience in leading, managing, and organizing the project team and related activities.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis (e.g., SPSS) and experimental design tools (e.g., E-Prime) is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

    Other requirements:

    A valid driving license and vehicle to commute between the university, testing site(s), and Traffic Engineering Research Laboratory within the city of Tallahassee.

  • Some studies are conducted after hours (evening and night time).


    Interested candidates should send current vitae and two reference letters to the following address (electronic submission is encouraged).

    Review of applications will begin immediately and recruitment of an eligible candidate is anticipated in a very short time.

    Dr. Neil Charness
    Room A205, Department of Psychology
    Florida State University
    1107 W Call St. Tallahassee, FL 32306-4301
    Phone (offices): 850-644-6686, 850-644-8571
    Fax: 850-644-7739

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