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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 768779
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Counseling, Educ Psych & Spec Educ 10014204
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

Dr. Emily Bouck in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (http://education.msu.edu/cepse/) seeks a post-doctoral fellow/research associate to work closely with her on research related to mathematics education and students with disabilities. Dr. Bouck’s work focuses on virtual manipulatives, mathematical games, and other mathematical interventions to address mathematical challenges faced by students with disabilities and those at-risk for a disability. A post-doctoral associate would have the opportunity to engage with Dr. Bouck and her graduate students on related work.

Duties: Major responsibilities will be negotiated based on the candidate’s skills and goals, but could include study development, secondary data analysis, data collection, and grant writing relative to mathematics education and students with disabilities. The research associate will also have the opportunity to teach 2 to 4 courses per academic year within CEPSE and to develop their teaching and mentoring skills. The research associate will also have the opportunity to contribute to manuscripts, grant writing, and other dissemination efforts.

Required Degree: Applicants should have an earned a doctoral degree in special education or educational psychology or a related field or provide evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -special ed, ed. psych, or a related fiel

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have an earned a doctoral degree in special education or educational psychology or a related field or provide evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment.

Experience conducting single case research designs and/or secondary data analysis of large datasets; experience teaching or TAing courses in special education at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Desired Qualifications

Background in mathematics interventions or education for students with disabilities or those at-risk or a desire to learn.

Required Application Materials

  • cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, including a clear statement of research interests, description of relevant analytical and data management experience, and teaching philosophy/experience
  • curriculum vitae
  • up to three representative publications
  • names and contact information for three references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Please submit all application online at careers.msu.edu by April 30 (position # 768779).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Late submissions will be considered if suitable candidates are not identified by the deadline. If you have questions about the position, please contact Emily Bouck (ecb@msu.edu).

Review of Applications Begins On

05/02/2022

Website

education.msu.edu/CEPSE

Department Statement

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEPSE) at Michigan State University is committed to the study of human learning and development across the life span. CEPSE faculty and students bring an important array of conceptual, technical and therapeutic perspectives to the study of learning in a wide variety of contexts.

Michigan State University has a distinguished record in special education through undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare alumni to make a difference in and out of classrooms.

Our programs are recognized for their commitment to success through high graduation rates, and attention to student interests with distinctive learning areas and concentration opportunities.

 

 

 

 

MSU Statement

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