NRTC Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at the NRTC.

Applications Invited for Postdoctoral Position

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University is seeking a postdoctoral associate to join our research team. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the social sciences or education (e.g., rehabilitation counseling, psychology, sociology, special education). A candidate who is blind or has low vision or one who has experience working in the blindness field will be given preference.

The postdoctoral associate will assist senior research staff in conducting federally-funded research projects associated with employment for youth and adults who are blind or have low vision. We recently began seven research projects that the postdoctoral associate will participate in, including three interventions evaluated with experimental designs. Tasks will include (a) conducting literature reviews, (b) survey development, (c) data collection, including conducting phone interviews, (d) data management, (e) data analysis, and (f) development of reports and peer-reviewed publications.

To apply for the position, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and a writing sample to  Potential applicants may also contact Dr. Michele McDonnall, NRTC Director, with questions (