Friday, July 15, 2016

Two Postdocs at University of Colorado, Boulder

Two PER postdoc positions at the University of Colorado
Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research positions in Physics Education in the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The postdocs will work on many different aspects of studying upper-division lab courses with an emphasis on developing students' modeling skills. The successful candidate will have a strong background in experimental physics and a devoted interest in education research. The postdocs will work in the group of Heather Lewandowski and collaborate with faculty, post-docs, and graduate students in Colorado's Physics Education Research Group.

To apply for one of the positions, please send the following materials to
1)    Cover page discussing your history and interest in the position making sure to also answer the three following questions.

a.       Tell us about a project that has involved teaching, educational transformation, or education research that you were especially excited about?
b.      What educational problems are you most interested in solving?
c.       In this postdoctoral research position, you will gain significant skills in physics education research.  How do you envision those skills will be useful to you later in your career?
2) CV with references listed.
3) Any additional documents that might be helpful in the evaluation process.