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Science Education Postdoc position


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Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

Description:
Mac Stetzer (Physics education researcher, https://physics.umaine.edu/mackenzie-r-stetzer/) and I (https://sbe.umaine.edu/smith/) are hiring a postdoc at the University of Maine.

The postdoctoral research associate will be involved in a project that aims to enhance the experience of first-year STEM students at the university level. The project will be focused on understanding the first-year student experience and designing professional development for faculty.

Salary for this position is between $45,000 and $47,000 commensurate with experience.

This postdoc includes:

Helping to develop and facilitating professional development programs targeting STEM faculty

Managing the collection and analyses of classroom observations and course artifacts

Interviewing STEM faculty on topics related to their instructional practices

Conducting statistical analyses on survey data collected from students enrolled in STEM courses

Providing logistical support for project coordination

The work will also be in collaboration with Brian Couch (biology education researcher, https://biosci.unl.edu/brian-couch) and Marilyne Stains (chemistry education researcher, https://chem.unl.edu/marilyne-stains) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Applicants must have completed a doctoral degree focused in STEM education or a STEM field by the start of the appointment.

Your background can be from any STEM field.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/31/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Maine (Lead)
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Education Research
Educational Assessment
Educational Measurement
STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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