Postdoctoral Scholar in Education

University of California Irvine School of Education

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar

Job #JPF07240
  • School of Education / School of Education / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: November 12th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Dec 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

One full-time postdoctoral scholar is needed at the University of California, Irvine to support research on undergraduate education designed to inform institutional improvement efforts and advance educational equity. Applied research will draw on data from a state-of-the-art measurement system designed originally as the UCI Next Generation Undergraduate Success Measurement Project. This project is being institutionalized as UCI into ongoing campus operations. Research will involve working under the direction of Professor Richard Arum and Associate Dean of the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation Brian Sato to generate targeted reports to drive institutional improvement efforts. The postdoctoral scholar will join a larger interdisciplinary team of faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, project scientists and undergraduate researchers analyzing a broad range of data including administrative data, clickstream data, survey responses, performance assessments and experience sampling logs.

Position will begin January 2022 (exact date negotiable) for one year. Renewal for second year is possible pending availability of funding and performance.

Requirements:

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Education, Psychology, Human Development or a related field by the start date of the position; prior expertise in analysis of quantitative data related to students’ experiences and outcomes; and excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Desired qualifications include expertise and interests in measurement, advanced quantitative methods, and higher education.

To Apply:

Applications should be submitted online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF057240 Please include a cover letter explaining your relevant background and interest in this project, CV, and names of three references (please do not solicit letters).

School: https://education.uci.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Education, Psychology, Human Development or a related field by the start date of the position; prior expertise in analysis of quantitative data related to students’ experiences and outcomes; and excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07240

Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA
 


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