June 23, 2017
As a member of the collaborative network for the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families, we thought you might also be interested in the following announcements.
Funding Announcement

OPRE Grant Announcement

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcements titled “Family Strengthening Scholars.” If you have questions regarding this grant announcement, please email the OPRE grant review team at FSScholars@icfi.com or call 1-877-350-5913.  


Family Strengthening Scholars   The full announcement for “Family Strengthening Scholars” is available online at: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/files/HHS-2017-ACF-OPRE-PR-1209_0.htm.


OPRE intends to award up to three grants to support dissertation research on healthy marriage policy issues.  These grants are meant to build capacity in the research field to focus on questions that have direct implications for the healthy marriage field, and to foster mentoring relationships between faculty members and high-quality doctoral students. These grants are intended to address issues of significance to inform policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved/understudied populations (e.g., low-income families, minority populations), use rigorous research methodology (both primary data collection and secondary data analysis), and help inform the development of future intervention research.  


Applicants may apply for project periods up to 24 months with two 12-month budget periods.  Up to $25,000 may be awarded for each budget period.  Letters of intent are due by June 26, 2017 and applications are due by July 14, 2017. 

Job Announcements

Children & Youth Institute Director

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension. Click here for more information.

Postdoc Opportunity, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

University of California, Berkeley. For a full position description, please click here.

Child Assessment Field Data Collector
Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA. Please click here for more information. 
Visiting Professor in Applied Developmental Psychology
The Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology Department at Boston College. Please click here for more information.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Child Health
The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. For a full position description, please click here.
2018 Early Career Work and Family Fellowships
Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN). Application deadline is September 15, 2017. Please click here for more information.
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