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Postdoctoral Positions in STEM Education at the University of New Hampshire, in association with an NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) project. Project goals include improving scientific, mathematical, and metacognitive practices for students across gateway courses in physics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology through a faculty learning community, peer undergraduate coaches (both PLTL Tutors and Learning Assistants), and coordinated curricular interventions. Appointment and professional development mentoring may be in any of these departments in association with disciplinary-based education research mentors. Responsibilities include pedagogic research and development, assessment and course materials design and implementation, and application of either qualitative or quantitative tools, with opportunities for growth. Initial one-year appointment, with possibility of re-appointment, contingent on satisfactory performance, project scope, and availability of funds. Opportunities to teach or co-teach introductory courses may be available.

Background: Doctoral degree in STEM education research or in science education with a strong focus on undergraduate STEM education or in a field with strong STEM education research experience. Position requires being in residence at UNH.

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The Department of Chemistry, within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The Department is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Earliest start time August 2022. Applications welcomed immediately with review beginning March 15, 2022 and continuing until position is filled. Position requires being in residence at UNH.

Applicants should be prepared to provide the following at the time of application:

1. Curriculum vitae

2. A one-or-two-page cover letter describing professional skills, abilities, and goals

3. Names and contact information for three professional references. These references will be contacted immediately to submit letters of recommendation.

Inquiries about position may be sent to Prof. Chris Bauer, Department of Chemistry, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824