CER Postdoc Position(s) Available Auburn University

Chemistry Education Research Postdoc Position(s) Available for Study on Exploration of Doctoral Education in Chemistry

The Harshman Research Group in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University invites applications to College of Science and Mathematics Postdoctoral Fellow Pool. Up to two positions will be filled in the Harshman Research Group for 1-2 years each and may have the opportunity to gain instructional experience, if desired. The budgeted salary will be $55,000 for these positions with a flexible start date, ideally August, 2022.

The project is supported by NSF CAREER 2142873 which explores the curriculum of doctoral education in chemistry, beliefs that faculty advisors possess regarding mentoring and doctoral education, and proposes a role as a change agent in several departments to prompt innovative approaches to doctoral education. Postdocs can expect to engage in qualitative and mixed-methods research for this project.

Applicants are welcomed from all chemistry backgrounds regardless of exposure to education research methods. All applicants apply to the general Postdoctoral Fellow Pool, which carries the following job description:

The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University located in Auburn AL (http://www.auburn.edu/cosam) is seeking candidates for the position of postdoctoral research and/or teaching fellow in the sciences and mathematics. From time-to-time, postdoctoral positions become available under a variety of research grants and projects in the college. We are seeking applications from individuals with a Ph.D at the time employment begins in any one area such as: biology, chemistry, geosciences, mathematics, statistics, physics or related fields. The positions are available for a minimum of one year as full-time 12-month appointments, with renewal possible based on performance, need, and/or funding for a maximum of four years. These are non-tenure track positions. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Please upload a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion (click here for more information), and contact information for three professional references.

Candidates must have a PhD in their respective field by the time appointment begins. The candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; and must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2022 and continue throughout the year as positions become available. Please upload your statement of inclusion and diversity under other documentation in your application documents.

Apply here: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/23767

Please contact Jordan Harshman (jharshman@auburn.edu) for additional details.

Jordan Harshman

Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

268 Chemistry Building