The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with Dr. Anna Shusterman on an NSF grant-funded project on preschool numeracy. The goal of the funded project is to complete the design of all instructional and training materials to implement a hands-on, research-based early numeracy curriculum rooted in guided play, and to conduct a large, multi-site RCT to test multiple implementation conditions.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will:
• Work closely with the PI, other research staff, and community partners across the state to develop and conduct all aspects of the project
• Participate in the general work of the lab, which is focused on spatial and numerical cognition and translational research in early childhood
• Contribute to mentoring undergraduates involved in research in the PI’s lab.
Wesleyan is a selective liberal arts institution with faculty engaged in well-funded and cutting-edge research. Anticipated start date for this position is in the Fall of 2020.
Funding for this position has been approved for 2 years with continuation dependent upon mutual agreement and continued grant funding.
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