Call for Applications: 2 Research Associates at Global TIES for Children for Sesame Seeds

The Center for Global TIES for Children in the Research Institute at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint two Research Associates starting September 2018. The successful applicants will provide research and project management support to achieve the mandate of Sesame Seeds. More specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for developing project reports and concept notes; supporting the […]

Call for Applications: 2 research and M&E vacancies at the IRC for ECD

The IRC has posted 2 of it’s research positions for, and related to the MacArthur 100&Change initiative to provide support to Syrian refugee families for early childhood development. Successful candidates will be working closely with the external investigator team at NYU’s Global TIES for Children. Research Monitoring and Learning Technical Lead Early Childhood Development Research […]

Symposium Announcement: Nutrition 2018 – Linear Growth and Neurodevelopment

Sunday, June 10, Hynes Convention Center, Ballroom C Full Schedule An estimated 155 million children are stunted and stunted growth is consistently associated with delayed cognitive development. This strong and consistent association has led to the widespread use of stunted growth as an indicator of delayed neurodevelopment. Interventions that decrease stunting are assumed to improve […]

Call for Applications: Quantitative Social and/or Behavioral Research Scientist (Global TIES for Children, NYU)

Seeking applicants available for a 3+ year commitment, renewed annually contingent on funding availability, satisfactory performance, and observance of all applicable NYU Steinhardt and NYU policies.    About Global TIES for Children At New York University’s Global TIES for Children we design, evaluate and advise on programs and policies to improve the lives of children […]

Call for Applications: Diversity Supplement Candidates – Freetown, Sierra Leone

Seeking Pre or Post-doctoral Diversity Supplement Candidates for U19 from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)  Research Program for Children and Adversity, Boston College School of Social Work  Principal Investigator: Theresa S. Betancourt, Sc.D., M.A.   The Research Program on Children and Adversity is seeking a Diversity Fellow applicant whose interests and career goals for […]

Call for Applications: Diversity Supplement Candidates – Boston, MA

Seeking Diversity Supplement Candidates for U01: Research Program for Children and Adversity: Refugee Program Sponsor: National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Principal Investigator: Theresa S. Betancourt, Sc.D., M.A. Project summary: The Research Program for Children and Adversity (RPCA): Refugee Program is seeking individuals from groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, at the graduate, post-doctoral, […]

Call for Applications: Continuous Quality Improvement Consultant with the International Rescue Committee

Period: January 15, 2018 – September 14, 2018, with a full time commitment required January 17th – April 30th, 2018. Background The Syrian conflict and ensuing instability in the region has caused 12.3 million displaced Syrians since 2011. Five million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries such as Lebanon, which is currently host to over […]

Call for Applications: Jobs in ECD at UNICEF

UNICEF is seeking strong applicants to fill a total of 3 positions in the area of Early Childhood Development. Two of these positions are at headquarters in the USA. The third is to be base in Cairo, Egypt. The job descriptions are too long to include in this post, but find below the links to […]

Call for Abstracts: Topical Issue on “Sustainable Human Development – Challenges and Solutions for Implementing the United Nation’s Goals”

Find attached a Call for Papers for a topical issue of the Zeitschrift für Psychologie on Sustainable Human Development: Challenges and Solutions for Implementing the United Nations’ Goals. Guest Editors for this issue: Suman Verma, with Anne C. Petersen and Jennifer E. Lansford. zfp_call_for_papers     Sp-ISSUE-ZfP_Guidelines_for_Guest_Editors Please share widely. The deadline for submission of abstracts is April […]

Early Childhood Development in Syrian Refugee Communities: Hope for a Future of Peace and Stability

Trying to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems is by all means no cake walk. It requires patience, humility, creativity, and hope. The Syrian conflict has displaced millions of people; many have lost everything: loved ones, their homes, and their livelihoods. Countless families are trying to rebuild a life and provide a future […]