Alberti Center Postdoctoral Researcher

The Alberti Center invites applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral researcher position, beginning in Fall 2023, to contribute to collaborative interdisciplinary scholarship and translation of research to practice in the areas of understanding, preventing and intervening with bullying abuse and school violence.

Scholarly interests may include:

  • Creating positive, safe, and inclusive schools
  • Reducing bullying and violence of marginalized youth

Training Program and Activities

The postdoctoral researcher will be provided with opportunities, resources, mentorship and professional development to advance their research and career goals including:


The successful candidate must have:

  • A doctoral degree in school psychology, counseling psychology, or a related discipline in education, psychology, or social sciences by Fall 2023
  • Solid academic record in terms of foundational training in research
  • A commitment to advancing diversity and social justice and the ability to work with individuals from many different backgrounds and contexts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with scholarly writing and involvement in publications and/or national and international presentations

How to Apply

Submit the following materials:

  1. Cover letter, which should address:
    • Relevant qualifications
    • Research and career interests
    • A description of work in previous positions to promote social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion and how the candidate will contribute to this mission at the Alberti Center
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Official transcript
  4. Contact information for three references

Submit material on UB Jobs. 


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