Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh

Applications are invited for two post-doctoral position for researchers with interest in early literacy development in Latino communities and human-computer interaction.

Studying Collaborative Learning with a Teachable Robot. We are looking for a cognitive or learning sciences PhD to join Erin Walker (Computer Science, LRDC) and Timothy Nokes-Malach (Psychology, LRDC) in a project that investigates the factors underlying effective collaborative learning in a scenario where two middle school students interact with a teachable robot. Learn more.

Developing a Reading Comprehension App for Latino Parents. We are looking for a PhD in education/developmental psychology or learning sciences to join Erin Walker (Computer Science, LRDC) and Diana Leyva (Psychology, LRDC) in a project to investigate the potential efficacy of a new program that integrates dialogic reading and elaborative reminiscing strategies within an intelligent reading comprehension app to help Latino parents foster their preschoolers’ literacy and language skills. Learn more.