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Postdoctoral Position in Social-Emotional Learning and Character Development

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 an Equal
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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