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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 559381
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Counseling, Educ Psych & Spec Educ 10014204
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training

Position Summary

The Computer Science and Engineering Education research group at Michigan State University (MSU) in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, invites applications for a Research Associate position. The position is a full-time appointment and provides opportunities to develop a range of skills. The research associate will engage with the group in all aspects including design of research studies, design of teacher workshops, managing research teams, and authoring publications.

We seek candidates with a background in educational technology, learning sciences, or related fields to work on projects focused on studying how teachers come to understand and integrate computer science in their classrooms. Ideal candidates would have background and familiarity with computer science education, educational technology, and/or learning sciences.

Duties include but are not limited to: Collaboration on studying how teachers learn and integrate computer science in their classrooms.  Collaboration on designing teacher workshops focused on computer science integration in K-12 classrooms and collaboration on data collection, data analysis, and publications.

 

Required Degree

Doctorate -Ed Tech, Learning Sciences or Related Fi

Minimum Requirements

  • A doctorate degree in Ed tech, Learning Sciences, or related field.
  • Potential to engage in scholarly activity relevant to computer science education in P-16.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrate research experience relevant to computer science education and experience working with K-12 schools in the U.S.

Required Application Materials

Applications require: (1) a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) one representative publication, and (5) names and contact information for three references.

Special Instructions

Applications require: (1) a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) one representative publication, and (5) names and contact information for three references.

Please contact Dr. Aman Yadav (ayadav@msu.edu), if you have questions about the position. Review of applications will begin Feb 15, 2019 and will continue until candidates are selected.

Review of Applications Begins On

02/15/2019

Website

www.education.msu.,edu

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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