Dr. Sandra M. Chafouleas is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with her on various federally and internally funded projects in school and child health.The postdoctoral research associate will work primarily within the UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH). The CSCH mission is to facilitate innovative and impactful connections across research, policy, and practice arenas relevant to school and child health. CSCH serves as a central resource to University and external partners engaged in efforts that inform healthy, safe, supportive, and engaging environments for all children. See more about CSCH here.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be responsible for working with Dr. Sandra Chafouleas to conduct research on various CSCH projects, most specifically related to the "Think About the Link" materials. Functioning somewhat independently, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will hold roles in data management and analyses, supervision to undergraduate and graduate team members, and preparation and dissemination of materials. In addition, roles may include project management related to Dr. Chafouleas' federally funded projects in school systems support for social, emotional, and behavioral well-being.
Ph.D. in clinical, community, school, or educational psychology; special education; social work; public health; or a related field by the anticipated start date of summer 2021.
Demonstrated skills with education-focused research methodologies.
Expertise and interest in (1) school systems implementation of policies and practices to support whole school and child well-being, and (2) research-based social, emotional, and behavioral strategies across the promotion to intervention continuum.
Commitment to research that advances educational equity and inclusion, and reduces disparities.
Documented independence in use of education-focused research methodologies
Documented independence in applied research projects involving schools
Demonstrated experience with dissemination of research relevant to policies and/or practices that support whole school and child well-being
Prior experience in all aspects of project management, including supervision of undergraduate and graduate research team members
Strong oral and written communication skills
This is a one-year end date position, which may be renewed pending funding and performance.
Please apply online athttps://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494906 to upload acover letter,resume/CV,supporting materials (e.g. written work samples, presentations) referencing job posting number, and contact information forthree (3) professional references.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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Internal Number: 494906-2276_1609603088
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