*9/1 Note: now over 120.
It’s early for post doc applications, but somehow I have post docs on the mind, perhaps because one of my former students recently started a new postdoctoral position.
Recently I wrote about different types of post docs, and prior to that I discussed whether you should do a post doc. Let’s say that you’ve decided to do a post doc and don’t know where to begin to look. I’ve got you covered.
I have created a list of postdoctoral positions relevant to HDFS graduate students that I have shared with Penn State students (when I was grad director there) and more recently UConn students as department head. I’ve maintained and updated that list for a few years (with the help of a couple of grad students here). I thought it might be useful to a wider audience so today I share it with you.
It is a broad list, so not all positions will be relevant for any individual (much like the field of HDFS in general). It includes postdocs related to child development, adulthood and aging, family, prevention, policy, social science methods, diversity, demography, health (e.g., substance use, HIV, cancer, nutrition), education, and sexuality. It includes different types of postdocs, including ones sponsored by NIH or other agencies at a particular university, ones sponsored by a particular university, and some individual postdocs (e.g., Fulbright, SRCD). It does NOT include onetime postdocs supported by specific grants or research labs. We do our best to keep it up to date, but sometimes things have probably disappeared and we’ve lost track. In fact, we marked in yellow ones that we don’t think still exist, but we are not certain.
I make no claims that any information, including information about citizenship requirements, is accurate.
Even with all of those caveats, I hope that you find this spreadsheet useful. I generally recommend that students check out different postdoctoral positions a couple of years before they are ready to apply for them, so they have a sense of what is out there, and what their record might need to look like when they are ready to apply. So, even if you are not on the market this year, you may want to take a few minutes and look at what's on the list (good, productive procrastination activity).
It was at 50 when I wrote this post. Hopefully it is even longer by the time you are reading it.
If you know of any others, please share them with me and I will add them.
FIND IT HERE.
“50+ postdoctoral positions related to Human Development and Family Studies first appeared on Eva Lefkowitz’s blog on August 16, 2018.”