Research Assistants for Preschool Social and Emotional Learning Project at Yale University

We are looking for full-time research assistants to start this summer (July 2019) for a term of two years.

Drs. Marc Brackett and Craig Bailey are hiring research assistants (postgraduate research associates) to support an IES funded research study (R305A180293, PI: Bailey) at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. The purpose of this project is to evaluate the efficacy of the RULER, an approach to social and emotional learning, in preschool settings across Connecticut.

Qualified individuals will be hired full-time for a term of two years. Successful applicants will be involved in all aspects of the research process and be primarily responsible for leading data collection activities, managing undergraduate research assistants, data checking, cleaning, and management, and will be supervised by the PI and the Postdoctoral Researcher.

Requirements:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Child/Human Development, Education, or a related field.
  • Experience working with children in educational or research settings.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Two-year commitment.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, research experiences and career goals, CV, and contact information for three references to the Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Korucu, at irem.korucu@yale.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and positions will remain open until filled.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

About the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, part of the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine, conducts research and teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence. Our work focuses on (1) the development and impact of social and emotional skills among diverse populations, including education settings and organizations, and (2) the mechanisms by which social and emotional skills and training impact significant life outcomes.

Irem Korucu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Child Study Center
School of Medicine
Yale University

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