The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, seeks to hire a Post-Doctoral Fellow to provide school-based behavioral consultation services to partner schools and to conduct ongoing scholarly work related to a U.S. Department of Education – Institute of Education Sciences (IES) sponsored randomized trial titled the Efficacy of Paraprofessional Behavior Support Coaching for Elementary School Students with Externalizing Behavior Disorders. This position is a grant-funded position beginning July 1, 2021. The primary responsibility of the position will be to (a) provide leadership via consultation to paraprofessionals and classroom teachers in selecting and implementing data-based behavioral interventions for students with or at risk for Disruptive Behavior Disorders and (b) generate scholarly journal articles. The hire will have opportunities to obtain post-doctoral clinical hours, publish journal articles, and attract extramural funding with a highly supportive multidisciplinary research team (school psychology, education, special education, and measurement/statistics).
Candidates must have a doctorate in School Psychology, Special Education, or other related degree in education and experience in school-based behavioral consultation. Interpersonal skills for working with school personnel and a collaborative research team are highly valued.
Prior research experience and experience working with students with or at risk for Disruptive Behavior Disorders teachers is preferred.
Rutgers University is a Research 1 University by the Carnegie Foundation and recognized as one of the top 62 research Universities in North America by the Association of American Universities. Rutgers University is conveniently located between New York City and Philadelphia.
PLEASE SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND CONTACT INFORMATION WITH THREE REFERENCES TO:
Linda A. Reddy, PhD
Principal Investigator & Professor
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.
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