Postdoctoral Scholar at East Carolina University

The STEM Collaborative for Research in Education (STEM CoRE) at East Carolina University (ECU) is seeking a candidate for a Postdoctoral Scholar position to begin in the fall semester of 2017. Primary responsibilities include data collection, management, analysis and dissemination for an NSF funded project. The project’s goal is to transform foundational undergraduate laboratory courses through an inclusive curricula across the three disciplines, using a common laboratory structure, language and emphasis for instruction. Multiple types of published, validated interdisciplinary assessments will be used, allowing triangulation of data within and between disciplines. This position is guaranteed funding for three-years.

Candidates should have a PhD in a physical or life science field with an emphasis on science education or a PhD in an education research field, such as evaluation and measurement, or curriculum & instruction. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as a strong personal commitment to undergraduate STEM education. Preference will be given to candidates with qualitative and quantitative education research experience as well as a broad knowledge of social statistical methods.

To apply, please log on to to view job posting details and search for Position #: PDS-CHEM-07-17.

Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a CV/Resume and a cover letter stating your experience research in STEM in higher education; and provide contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on August 2, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Joi Walker at or 252-328-9772.

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.