Research Associate in Youth-Nex
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
University of Virginia
The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex) is a transdisciplinary center promoting healthy youth development, educational attainment, and learning. Working across the University, Youth-Nex focuses on the assets of young people and works in a wide variety of areas including health management, civic engagement and education. Youth-Nex also aims to prevent youth problems such as violence, physical and mental health issues, substance abuse and school failure. Youth-Nex is housed within the Curry School of Education.
Youth-Nex is seeking applicants for multiple Research Associate positions. Under the direction of faculty mentors, the incumbents conduct research and develop methods for intervention and prevention of problem behaviors which affect youth. Duties also include assisting with data collection & analysis, working to identify additional grant funding opportunities, and preparing reports and draft manuscripts.
For further information regarding Youth-Nex's Postdoctoral Training Program, please see http://curry.virginia.edu/research/centers/youth-nex/youth-nex-postdoctoral-program
The completion of a Ph.D. in Education, Psychology, Human Development, Sociology or a related discipline is required by the incumbent's start date. Candidates with prior research experience, especially in the area of inter-disciplinary research with compelling evidence of interest in the scholarship of the Youth-Nex Center, are encouraged to apply. Positions are expected to begin on or around August 26, 2013.
To apply, candidates must complete a candidate profile under job posting number 0611267 at http://jobs.virginia.edu. Candidates are required to attach a cover letter outlining interest in the post-doctoral training, a current curriculum vitae, two relevant publications and the contact information for three professional references. Screening of applicants begins January 2, 2013. Positions remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
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The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We seek to build a culturally diverse, intellectual environment, and we are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
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