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CSULB Human Dev Job Posting

Hello ACYIG!

Were you someone who wanted to stay after in So Cal after the conference?  We have a job posting for someone with a sociocultural specialty in adolescence and emerging adulthood to teach to our diverse student body.  We’re proud to have a strong contingent of ACYIG here, supportive connections with a number of departments including Anthropology, Sociology, and International Studies, and are only growing with over 700 majors.

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Postdoc at Oxford on Mothers: Early Intervention Ethics

University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry

Postdoctoral Researcher; Becoming Good: Early Intervention and Moral Development in Child Psychiatry (BeGOOD)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the Wellcome Trust-funded BeGOOD project, which is held within the Neuroscience Ethics & Society Team, led by Professor Ilina Singh, in the Department of Psychiatry. The post is based in the Department of Psychiatry, in the Warneford Hospital and is funded for 3 years.

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Lecturer and Teaching Fellow posts in Childhood

The UCL Institute of Education in London, UK, is currently recruiting for two posts in Childhood:

Lecturer in Childhood
Grade 8

The appointment will be FULL-TIME from 1st September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is an indefinite appointment.

Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £41,430 – £48,873 per annum Continue reading Lecturer and Teaching Fellow posts in Childhood

Postdoctoral Position for Connected Learning at UC Irvine

Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Application Deadline: July 31, 2015
Link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02800

One postdoctoral position is available in the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub (http://dmlhub.net/), at the UC Humanities Research Institute, based on the University of California, Irvine campus. The postdoctoral scholar will collaborate in a MacArthur Foundation-funded research network on Connected Learning, investigating how digital and networked media can support interest-driven and socially connected forms of learning. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for conducting ethnographic and design research on interest-driven learning with digital media, with a focus on parental involvement. The project will involve building on an existing body of research to develop and study how families can more productively engage with digital media. Research, design, and writing will be conducted as part of a collaborative team effort with principle investigators and others involved in the research network.

Requirements – Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and research experience with contemporary developments concerning youth, digital media and learning. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in ethnographic and online research with families and youth and expertise in learning theory, Internet research, and design research. Fluency in Spanish is desirable. Evidence of collaborative and mixed methods research will also be valued. Travel may be required in this position to perform research and meet with collaborators.

Position is dependent on extramural funding. Initial appointment is for one year and renewal is based on performance and is contingent on receipt of project funding. Review of applications will begin May 11, 2015, and will continue through application deadline of July 31, 2015.

The appointment may begin as early as January 1, 2016 and would continue until December 31, 2016, renewable for an additional year, pending review and available funding. Annual salary ranges from $52,000 to $56,243 depending on experience.

Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02800 and must include:

1. Letter of Interest (including research skills)
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Three Letters of Reference
4. Writing Sample

More information about the Connected Learning Research Network can be found at CLRN.dmlhub.net.

Associate Research Fellow post at Exeter

We currently have a job opportunity within our ESRC-funded research project on ‘Ludic Geopolitics: Children’s Play, War Toys and Re-enchantment with the British Military’. The job is based at the University of Exeter working directly with Dr Sean Carter, and the Associate Research Fellow would be part of a wider team led by myself, involving colleagues at the University of Portsmouth, University of Exeter and Royal Holloway. The project also involves a partnership with the V and A Museum of Childhood. The post will involve fieldwork, data analysis and dissemination activities as well as helping to write project outputs. Continue reading Associate Research Fellow post at Exeter