The Computer Science and Engineering Education research group at Michigan State University (MSU) in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, invites applications for a Research Associate position in computing education. The position is a full-time annual one year appointment with the possibility of a second year dependent on performance and funding. We seek candidates with a background in computing education to work on projects to design, implement, and assess computational thinking in elementary grade classrooms. Ideal candidates would have background and familiarity with research in computing education in K-12. The candidates should have experience working with K-12 teachers.
Collaborate on the development of computational thinking activities and lesson plans for elementary classrooms with the project team
Support research and data collection with the project team
Collaborate on publications related to the project
Doctorate -Comp Ed, Ed Tech or Related Field
A doctorate degree in Comp Ed, Ed tech or related field. Potential to engage in scholarly activity relevant to teaching and learning in P-16.
Experience working on computing education projects and have experience working with K-12 teachers.
Required Application Materials
Cover letter; Statement of Interests; Resume/CV; Reference list; One Scholarly Writing Sample.
Applications require: (1) a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) one representative publication, and (5) names and contact information for three references.
Please contact Dr. AmanYadav (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you have questions about the position. Review of applications will begin October 5, 2017 and will continue until candidates are selected.
Internal Number: 468163
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