Postdoctoral Position in Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development
Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 3, 2021
A postdoctoral position in social-emotional learning and
character development (SECD) is available in Dr. Maurice J. Elias's
SECD Laby in the Clinical Psychology Section of the Psychology
Department at Rutgers University.
The SECD Lab ([)/])focuses on the development and evaluation of
SECD interventions at the school and district levels, with a
particular focus on urban, at-risk, trauma-affected settings. Four
particular foci are (1) the evaluation of professional certificate
programs in SECD Instruction and School Leadership for SECD,
operated by the Academy for SEL in Schools at Rutgers and the
College of Saint Elizabeth, (2) the development and evaluation of
Students Taking Action Together, an integration of SEL
instructional strategies into middle-school social studies classes
to promote civil discourse, (3) the development of a sense of
positive purpose and understanding its connection to SEL, other
virtues, and indicators of academic success and mental health, and
(4) the evolution of a new national SEL organization, SEL4US,
designed as a network of state-affiliated SEL alliances.
Rutgers University strongly encourages
applications from female and minority candidates. The University is
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Salary and benefits follow
NIH standard rates
according to experience.
Keywords: Rutgers University, New Brunswick , Postdoctoral Position in Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey
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