University of Conneticut


DESCRIPTION

The Department of Educational Psychology at UConn's Neag School of Education seeks to hire a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join its research group in learning sciences and technology. The scholar will work on a multidisciplinary collaborative team funded by the NIH Science Education Partnership Program and led by Dr. Ido Davidesco at UConn. This project focuses on developing authentic classroom-based research experiences for high school students. As part of the project, students use innovative, portable brain technologies to learn about their own learning. With support from a scientist, they develop a research question, collect brain and behavioral data, and share their findings with their community (https://wp.nyu.edu/brainwaves/). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to learn about advances in educational technology and learning sciences and to contribute to all aspects of the project including co-designing curriculum with teachers, developing content for online and in-person professional development, conducting classroom-based educational research, authoring publications, developing new research grants, and managing research teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * PhD in education, learning sciences, psychology, neuroscience, or a related field * Research experience relevant to designing and evaluating innovations in school settings * Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully on teams and communicate effectively through writing TO APPLY Please apply online at: https://jobs.hr.uconn.edu/en-us/job/494568/postdoctoral-research-associate Please direct all inquiries to: ido.davidesco@uconn.edu

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