Postdoctoral Positions in STEM Education at the University of New Hampshire, in association with an NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) project, Professor Christopher Bauer, PI. Project goals include improving scientific, mathematical, and metacognitive practices for students across gateway courses in physics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology through a faculty learning community, peer undergraduate coaches (both PLTL Tutors and Learning Assistants), and coordinated curricular interventions. Appointment and professional development mentoring may be in any of these departments. Responsibilities include pedagogic research and development, assessment and course materials design and implementation, and application of either qualitative or quantitative tools, with opportunities for growth. Initial one-year appointment, with possibility of re-appointment, contingent on satisfactory performance, project scope, and availability of funds. Opportunities to teach or co-teach introductory courses may be available. Doctoral degree in disciplinary-based education research in a STEM field or science education, or in a STEM discipline with experience in disciplinary-based education research, is required. Earliest start time May 2021. Applications welcomed immediately with review beginning December 15, 2020 and continuing until position is filled. The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Send as pdf electronic files: curriculum vitae, a one-or-two-page cover letter describing professional skills, abilities, and goals, and contact information for three professional references to http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/37816
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