Maytiv Center for research and practice in positive psychology invites applications for two post-doctoral research positions. The research group, run by Prof. Mario Mikulincer and Dr. Anat Shoshani (www.maytiv.com
) is situated within the school of psychology at The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya (Israel).
Maytiv (Hebrew for “Doing Good”) was established in 2010 at IDC Herzliya, Israel by Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, an eminent Positive Psychology teacher, lecturer, and best-selling author. Dr. Ben-Shahar taught a course at Harvard University that was the most popular course in Harvard. The center conducts basic research in the areas of positive psychology, and develops and implements intervention programs in schools and kindergartens according to the core principles of Positive Psychology.
Ideal candidates should have a recent PhD degree in psychology and high familiarity and interest in positive psychology. Strong background in quantitative research, academic writing in English, and experience using statistical software are essential. The successful candidates will work as full-time researchers, and plan, coordinate, and engage in positive psychology research projects.
Interested individuals should send:
1. A letter of introduction stating why they are interested in the position
2. Current CV
3. Names and contact information (including email) of two references
Materials should be sent to Dr. Anat Shoshani – email@example.com
, no later than September 1, 2015.
Israeli and international applicants are welcome