Call for Post-Doctoral Scholarship Applications in Positive Psychology & Resilience

Call for Post-Doctoral Scholarship Applications in

Positive Psychology & Resilience

Applications are invited from post-doctoral candidates for year-long research projects in which research tools from the field of positive psychology will be developed and applied with the aim of increasing resilience, social functioning and academic achievement among high-school students and other target populations

The recipient will conduct extensive research under the guidance of Professor Oren Kaplan of The College of Management and Mrs. Hagit Navarro of ORT

The post-doctoral scholarship is for the sum of NIS 100,000 a year (subject to authorization by the sponsoring institutions). Receipt of the scholarship is subject to the recipient working full time on the research project from November 2001 to October 2012

The scholarship is aimed at researchers who have a doctorate in a relevant field of research at an accredited academic institute. Applications will be considered from candidates from a wide range of fields: the various disciplines of psychology, behavioral and social sciences, education etc. A research specialty in positive psychology is not required, but a well-based research background that can serve as a foundation for this field of research is required

Fluent English and proven ability in research writing in English is required

Candidates should submit Curriculum Vitae and referees to Professor Oren Kaplan at and to Mrs. Hagit Navarro at

by October 2, 2011

In the event that a suitable candidate is found before the above mentioned date, the invitation may be withdrawn prior to the said date; nor is there any obligation to accept any candidate by the said date