The Department of Psychology and the Program for Character and Leadership at Wake Forest University invite applications for a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship and a three-year research coordinator position beginning in August 2019. We are seeking dynamic, detail-oriented, and interpersonally skilled individuals to play key roles in designing and implementing innovative research on how to help people become the best versions of themselves, both during their college experience as well as in the face of serious life challenges. The position is funded by a research grant from the John Templeton Foundation and is led by Drs. Eranda Jayawickreme (Psychology) and Michael Lamb (Interdisciplinary Humanities/Program for Leadership and Character). More information on the positions can be found here and here.
Two Postdoctoral Fellows in Engineering (with focus on learning assessment, program evaluation, and character education): The new Department of Engineering at Wake Forest University invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows to begin fall semester of 2019 and be renewable for one or two additional years. The Postdoctoral Fellows will support innovative approaches to curriculum design, assessment of student learning and attainment of program outcomes, character education, accreditation efforts, and contribute to teaching as needed. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in engineering, engineering education, assessment and measurement, learning sciences, psychology, STEM education, or other related fields. The successful candidate will diversify our team and will provide significant educational contributions in support of our students’ development as engineers. The position is funded by a grant led by Drs. Olga Pierrakos (Engineering) and Michael Lamb (Interdisciplinary Humanities/Program for Leadership and Character). More information can be found here.