Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.Applicants are required to submit an electronic teaching application including 1. Cover letter stating the candidate's goals. 2. Curriculum Vitae. 3. Summary of research interests and goals. 4. Contact information for three professional references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but should be submitted by June 1, 2017 for full consideration.
|Working Title||Postdoctoral Research Associate|
|College/Area||College of Veterinary Medicine|
|Hiring Unit||School of Molecular Biosciences|
|Summary of Duties||
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will join a collaborative research team of faculty in the School of Molecular Biosciences, School of Biological Sciences, and Department of Teaching and Learning. The postdoctoral associate will learn and apply theory and methods from social and cognitive psychology to investigate undergraduate teaching and learning in biology and/or biochemistry. S/he will have the option to collaborate on research related to (1) the role of formative assessment and feedback in promoting self-regulated learning and metacognition, (2) visualization and visual literacy in the molecular life sciences, (3) scientific argumentation in undergraduate biology and biochemistry, and/or (4) the role of non-content instructor talk on student resilience/retention in the major.
Questions about this position should be directed to Erika Offerdahl (Erika.firstname.lastname@example.org)
View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.
|Anticipated Start Date||07/01/2017|
|Position Term in Months||12|
|Monthly Salary||Commensurate with qualifications and experience|
The successful candidate will have demonstrated success with scholarly writing and excellent verbal communication skills. A PhD in the life sciences, science education, or closely related field is required. Experience with qualitative research methods, regression analysis, and/or multilevel modeling, or a strong interest in learning these methods is required.
Preferred qualifications include experience with undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
Posting Detail Information
|Type of Recruitment||Open Recruitment|
|Posting Open Date||02/28/2017|
|Screening Begin Date||05/01/2017|
|Posting Close Date|
|Open Until Filled (overrides close field)||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applicants are required to submit an electronic teaching application including
1. Cover letter stating the candidate’s goals.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but should be submitted by June 1, 2017 for full consideration.
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