Post-doc application due Aug 7th for University of Washington position

Reminder that applications for the post-doctoral position in the Chemistry Education Research Group (ChEdR) at the University of Washington in Seattle should be submitted by August 7th to ensure consideration.

The UW Chemistry Department is seeking a post-doctoral researcher to assist in the examination of student learning from in-class demonstrations. The project compares a traditional approach to demonstrations to an active-learning format that engages the students in predicting the outcomes and explaining the results of demonstrations. Particular emphasis is on the impact of the two approaches on performance gaps for student populations such as under-represented minority and women students.

The post-doctoral researcher will be involved in all aspects of the project including development and implementation of the active learning protocols, design and facilitation of student focus groups, management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, management of undergraduate researchers, and dissemination of materials and outcomes. The position description with information on how to apply cna be found on the web version of this email which you can access by clicking the CER web site link above.

To ensure consideration submit application by August 7th. Start date is negotiable.

Funding for the position is provided by the National Science Foundation.

Thank you –
Deborah Wiegand, PI
Cynthia Stanich, co-PI
Deborah Wiegand
Principal Lecturer
Director, Entry-Level Programs
Chemistry Department
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195