Friday, January 11, 2013

Post-doc at University of Colorado, Boulder

[Ed. note: there's an update to the job system at CU-Boulder.  URL updated below.]

Applications are invited for a Research Associate (post-doctoral) researcher in Physics Education in the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The successful candidate for the current position will work largely with upper-division courses, building on our current efforts in upper-division E&M I and II. Responsibilities include working in coordination with physics faculty to: develop an integrated plan of course evaluation and innovation; identify specific learning goals that represent faculty-consensus; develop valid assessments of student learning for undergraduate courses; participate in and supervise the development of techniques, materials and practices for improving student learning in the undergraduate courses; and publish assessment tools and findings in Physics education journals. The Fellow will collaborate with faculty, post-docs, and graduate students in Colorado's Physics Education Research Group ( The appointment is for one year, with the hope of a second year renewal (pending additional funding.)

Applications materials must be submitted online to the new CU automated jobs system, at Contact for more information.