Postdoctoral Position in STEM Education
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Interested applicants please upload a letter of application that describes your qualifications for the position, your professional research interests, and your experience in STEM education; a curriculum vita; and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.
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Title Postdoctoral Position in STEM Education
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Education
The Center for P-16 Research and Collaboration in the School of Education at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) invite applicants for two postdoctoral positions focused on K-12 STEM education in Indiana with the Workplace Simulation Project Plus. The postdoctoral positions will begin February 1, 2017 and both will be a 12-month, full-time position with the possibility of extension to a subsequent year based on performance and funding. Responsibilities revolve around management of all aspects of the Workplace Simulation Project Plus (WSP+) program at a high school in southwest central Indiana. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to organizing the development of the project prototype, creating curricular connections to the project design and objectives across STEM+C -related subjects, designing and facilitating project activities, supporting the design and implementation of STEM+C professional development modules, supporting teachers in integrating daily school curriculum with project goals and objectives, developing programs for adult education, collaborating with industry partners, and oversight of data management and analysis aspects of the project.
Responsibilities of the position include managing the research and implementation of the Workplace Simulation Project Plus (WSP+) where schools partner with industry in the school setting; aligning school curriculum with industry projects at a high school in southwest central, Indiana. Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the project including research, classroom curriculum, industry lab days, a weeklong economic development symposium for educators, a six week program for adult learners, developing working relationships with other organizations vested in career exploration, job retention and economic development and support collaborative efforts of all groups in an effort to enhances regional growth and development.
Candidates will have an earned doctoral degree in a STEM+C education related field, including science education, mathematics education, computer science education and should have strong content knowledge in at least two of the following content areas: physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science. The candidates will have a strong commitment to working with teachers in K-12 settings; an ability to work collaboratively with industry and school district partners; and, strong organizational and data management skills. Experience teaching at the pre-college level and with diverse populations is highly valued.
Department Contact for Questions
For questions regarding these positions, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dionne Cross Francis, Search Committee Chair, School of Education, Indiana University, 201 N. Rose Ave, Bloomington, IN 47405 firstname.lastname@example.org 812-856-8221. For questions regarding application submission, please contact Jane Kaho email@example.com 812.856.8019
Salary and Rank
Interested applicants please upload a letter of application that describes your qualifications for the position, your professional research interests, and your experience in STEM education; a curriculum vita; and names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.
The faculty of Indiana University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, and members of other under-represented groups.
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