Saturday, September 8, 2012

Postdoc at Georgia Tech

Postdoctoral Position in Physics Education Research Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking to fill immediately a postdoctoral position in Physics Education Research (PER). The successful applicant will join the PER group directed by Mike Schatz and will carry out research on the development, implementation and assessment of computational thinking & modeling of physics problems in introductory physics at both the high school and undergraduate levels. Candidates with a background in PER and/or computation are encouraged to apply. The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to conduct independent high-impact research.

The term of appointment is for one year, with appointment for a second year possible, depending upon satisfactory progress in the first year. Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and experience. To apply, please e-mail curriculum vitae along with a brief cover letter to Applicants should be prepared to have three letters of reference sent upon request.

Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and requires compliance with Immigration Control Reform Act of 1986. Applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.