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Research Associate

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Create For Stem 40000100
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training, Research/Scientific

Position Title/Rank

Research Associate

Position Summary

The successful candidate(s) will provide leadership for all aspects of three research projects housed in CREATE (Collaborative Research in Education, Assessment and Teaching Environments).  

Responsibilities include working in coordination with the director of CREATE and other faculty to: develop, implement and revise curriculum materials for 6 - 12 science education, support the design and development of research, design, develop and implement professional development with both urban and suburban schools and teachers, which encompass a broad spectrum of socio-economic backgrounds, developing assessments of student learning, collecting, organizing and analyzing data, provide management and leadership for assigned project, work with team to plan and write reports, conference papers and journal articles that disseminate the research, and make presentations at regional and national conferences.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in STEM or STEM education.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Science Education with a strong background in a science discipline are preferred. Additionally, candidates with curriculum development and project management experience, knowledge of mixed-methods research, and experience in secondary science teaching are highly preferred.

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Required Applicant documents

Resume/CV; Cover Letter; Research Interests

Number of Reference Letters Required


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