POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE (EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH)
Mechanical Engineering (MechE)-Learning Engineering and Practice (LEAP) Group, to help lead new manufacturing engineering education projects by carrying out education research, creating impactful instructional content, and crafting engaging digital learning experiences. Will take a leadership role on various projects, including the research and development of technician and technologist training curriculum which seeks to create compelling career pathways for students without college degrees and help fill the anticipated two million job openings in the nation’s manufacturing workforce.
MIT’s LEAP Group applies design and systems principles to solve learning challenges and develop learning experiences to better meet the increasing demand for STEM skills in the workforce. The group’s award-winning research-to-practice approach includes focus areas of mixed reality, simulations and haptics, educational technology, MOOC and blended learning, and curriculum development to enhance and scale engineering education and training.