University of Connecticut, Educational Psychology (Neag School of Education)

Position ID:UConn-Educational Psychology (Neag School of Education)-2019305 [#13207]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, PBIS-V
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Educational Psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/01/30, finished 2019/06/14, listed until 2019/07/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The person in this position will work with the Co-Director of the National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS Center) and the UConn PBIS team to coordinate and manage technical assistance activities, including but not limited to supporting model demonstration, training, coaching, and evaluation activities.


  • Doctorate in special education, school psychology, or related field.
  • Experience implementing interventions within a multi-tiered system of support framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate on a team on research, practice, or related activities to achieve desired outcomes.


  • Experience training, coaching, and/or providing technical assistance for educators, schools, districts, or states implementing a positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) framework.
  • Experience coordinating large-scale (i.e., district-wide, state-wide) technical assistance activities.
  • Experience evaluating technical assistance activities (i.e., fidelity and outcomes of training, coaching, and technical assistance).
  • Evidence of conducting and disseminating empirical intervention research.
  • Evidence of developing and disseminating products (webinars, guides, briefs) that translate research into practice and/or policy guidance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) with a variety of audiences, including the ability to provide and receive constructive feedback to enhance performance.


This is a full-time, eleven (11) month, appointment with a start date to be negotiated.  Salary is competitive based on qualifications and experience.


Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: Personal statement describing how you meet minimum and preferred qualifications, current curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and up to three samples of scholarly work related to PBIS or MTSS. Please include your last name and the search number 2019305 in the document title for each document submitted. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than March 1, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled (or until summer 2019). 

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search 2019305)            

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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Further Info:
University of Connecticut
Neag School of Education
Department of Educational Psychology
249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3064
Storrs, CT 06269-3064

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