POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLAR
Rossier School of Education
University of Southern California
Dr. Yasemin Copur-Gencturk is seeking to hire two postdoctoral research associates to collaborate on projects funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and National Science Foundation (NSF) on enhancing and measuring teachers’ knowledge of ratios and proportional relationships for teaching. To learn more about these projects, click here: https://www.scienceofteachingmath.org/projects .
The postdoctoral research associates will assist with revising the learning and assessment materials, recruiting participants, collecting and analyzing the data from multiple sites, and writing journal articles. The ideal candidates would be highly motivated individuals with a PhD in mathematics education or learning sciences who have an understanding of the knowledge and skills involved in teaching and learning ratios and proportional relationships concepts. Candidates would preferably have experience in developing learning materials and assessment items for teachers, conducting complex research studies, and managing data collections from multiple sites.
The positions are for up to two years depending on performance.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample manuscripts, and the contact information of three references. Please submit your application electronically. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.