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Post-Doctoral Research Associate position at the Darden School of Business

  • 1.  Post-Doctoral Research Associate position at the Darden School of Business

    Posted 03-11-2023 10:18

    The Leadership and Organizational Behavior Area of the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia invites applications for a post-doctoral Research Associate to begin in Fall 2023.

    The Research Associate will work closely with faculty primarily on research projects focused on the psychology of technology, implications of artificial intelligence (AI) in organizations and society, new ways of working, and/or the overlap of creativity and ethics. Successful candidates will have significant experience in theory development, experimental and survey research, and/or mixed methods research, and are expected to advance a number of research projects from conceptualization through publication. A portion of time will be devoted to collaborating with faculty with an understanding that effort will also be directed at independent research.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: A PhD from a social science discipline (e.g., communications, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior) with experience running in-person and online experiments is preferred. Experience or strong interest in qualitative or mixed-methods research is desirable. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to manage and track multiple research projects and collaborate with colleagues. Strong written communication skills are needed. Knowledge of online research platforms-i.e., Qualtrics, Amazon Mechanical Turk,  and Prolific Academic-as well as statistical software programs such as SPSS, R, or others is strongly desired.


    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply online through Workday and search R0045955. Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. In accordance with University policy, background checks are conducted on all new hires prior to employment.


    Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.


    APPLICATION DEADLINE: We will start reviewing applications on March 31, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. 


    This is a one-year appointment; however, ideally, it would be renewed for an additional year, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.


    For questions about the position, please contact a member of the search committee:

    Lillien M. Ellis, Assistant Professor;

    Mel Prengler, Assistant Professor;

    Roshni Raveendran, Assistant Professor;

    Ayana Younge, Assistant Professor;


    For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Faculty Search Advisor.


    Information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

    Ayana Younge
    U. of Virginia, Darden School of Business
    Charlottesville VA