Career Opportunities

Interested in joining the SMARTS team and supporting the success of all students? Check out the open job descriptions below.

Executive Function and Equity Intern

Executive function represents a powerful tool for developing equitable and anti-racist educational systems. During the 2021-2022 school year, we will expand and deepen our work with communities dedicated to empowering black and brown students. Through our partnership with the Excellence for All Initiative in the Boston Public Schools, we will support the use of executive function strategies to empower students, integrating EF strategy instruction into the general education curriculum as well as social justice focused project-based learning. Interns will have the opportunity to work with the ResearchILD President and Program Director to coordinate this program implementation in the Boston Public Schools. Interns will also collect and analyze feedback to communicate findings to stakeholders. Interns will have the opportunity to help coordinate meetings of EF and Equity Fellows, a cohort of passionate and committed educators that meets monthly to collaborate on best practices for using executive function strategies as a force for change in the classroom and beyond. Read the full internship posting and email a cover letter as well as resume to Michael Greschler, Program Director ([email protected]).

Executive Function and Instructional Design Intern

ResearchILD’s SMARTS program is a leader in the field of executive function with teachers across the US and in 16 countries around the world using SMARTS to promote strategic and self-aware learning for all students. The 2021-2022 school year is an exciting phase in the development of SMARTS. We will continue to refine and develop our newly launched MetaCOG Online, an interactive EF assessment tool. In addition, we are in the formative stages of designing a unique EF curriculum for parents. We will also continue hosting teacher training workshops and conferences online, as well as refining activities and materials to support teacher training. We are looking for qualified graduate students who are interested in gaining experience in any of the following: instructional design, teacher training, and online professional development. Read the full internship posting and email a cover letter as well as resume to Michael Greschler, Program Director ([email protected]).

Internship in Research and Publication

ResearchILD’s SMARTS program is a leader in the field of executive function. During the 2021-2022 school year, ResearchILD will work to disseminate our findings on the importance of executive function to a diverse range of stakeholders (e.g., teachers, administrators, parents, and policy makers). Our focus will be on creating materials that translate our research and theory for key stakeholders (e.g., teachers, parents, and students). In addition, we will be hosting our internationally renowned Executive Function Conference virtually. Interns will have the opportunity to assist in program evaluation and conference preparation, conduct literature reviews, create infographics, outline whitepapers, and format and edit documents for publication. Read the full internship posting and email a cover letter as well as resume to Michael Greschler, Program Director ([email protected]).

 

Our sister organization, the Institute for Learning and Development, is hiring too! Here are the open positions:

Part or Full-time  Pediatric Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist

We are seeking a full or part-time Neuropsychologist or Clinical Psychologist to complete comprehensive psychological and educational evaluations for children and adults of all ages, and consult with families, schools, and other professionals. Read the full job profile and email Robin Winston ([email protected]) with any questions or comments.

Part-time Educational Therapist

ILD is currently looking for part-time learning specialists with expertise in teaching executive function strategies. Strong executive function and experience with students who have learning and attention difficulties is required. ILD provides neuropsychological assessments, one-to-one strategy instruction, and executive function coaching, as well as specialized reading, writing, and math instruction. We work with some students remotely, so strong computer skills are a requirement. Read the full job profile and send cover letter as well as resume to Joan Steinberg, M.Ed. by email ([email protected]).

Part-time Speech and Language Pathologist

The Institute for Learning and Development (ILD) is seeking a part-time speech-language pathologist with expertise and interest in the school-age and young adult population to meet the needs of a growing speech and language department. Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders and Massachusetts state licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologistas well as Certificate of Clinical Competence are required.  Preference will be given to applicants who are also trained literacy and/or learning disabilities specialists. Read the full job profile and send a cover letter as well as resume to Wendy Stacey, M.S., by email ([email protected]).