Thread: Postdoctoral Fellow at Miami University

Started: 2022-05-18 09:23:24
Last activity: 2022-05-18 09:23:24
Brudzinski, Mike
2022-05-18 09:23:24
Miami University is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow under a 1-year
appointment to perform original research supported by an NSF-funded project
entitled “Online Training Using Tutorial-Based Active E-Learning to Broaden
Participation and Enhance Scientific Computing Skills within a Disciplinary
Context.” This project capitalizes on a wealth of existing educational data
collected from the Seismology Skill Building Workshop and seeks to further
develop the program for future implementations. More information on the
workshop can be found here: and Starting date as
soon as possible, preferably by July 1, 2022, but can be negotiated.

Salary: $48,000

The successful candidate will be hosted within the Geology and
Environmental Earth Science Department at Miami University but will also
work closely with educational staff at the Incorporated Research
Institutions for Seismology and the Miami University Discipline-Based
Education Research Associates. Miami University is a top 50 national public
university, and within the top 10 for commitment to undergraduate education.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will participate in some of the following
activities: coding and categorization of existing assignment components to
evaluate learning trajectories; performing correlation analyses and
developing logistic regression models to predict student initiation,
performance, and retention as a driver to improve workshop efficacy;
investigate potential variations related to participant backgrounds;
implement changes to instruction to vary the level of scaffolding; develop
and validate instruments for assessing skill and content knowledge. While
the scope of the project is described, the Postdoctoral Fellow will also
have opportunities to make creative contributions to the approaches used to
achieve the aims of the project.

Required: Ph.D. in geoscience, education, or a closely related field by
date of appointment with experience in educational research.

Consideration may be given to candidates who are interested in student
motivation and cognition, curriculum, instruction, and assessment,
self-directed, online learning environments as they relate to computational
thinking and scientific skill development.

Submit a 2-3 page cover letter with research interests and experience and a
curriculum vitae to Inquiries
may be directed to Michael Brudzinski at brudzimr<at> Screening of
applications will begin May 30, 2022 and will continue until the position
is filled.

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