Postdoctoral Researcher in Learner Experience and Design Research
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity:
Northeastern University is seeking a Postdoctoral researcher to lead an externally funded research project that focuses on the identification, implementation and study of learning principles and strategies to support compelling experiential learning experiences, leading to increased motivation, engagement, achievement, and career and life success.
The postdoc appointment will begin on or about 5/1/20 and run through 8/31/21 and is contingent on the ongoing availability of grant funding.
The goals and activities of the research team include:
A key focus of the team is the development, implementation, research and iterative improvement of novel research-based experiential learning models and online platforms to enhance learning, engagement, and attitudinal outcomes leading to increased student retention, achievement, and completion.
The postdoctoral researcher will:
The candidate should have an earned doctorate in psychology, education, learning sciences (or a related field) and have substantive knowledge and background in learning sciences, learning technologies, STEM education, experiential education, qualitative and quantitative methods, and/or developmental / educational / cognitive science.
Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kemi Jona, Principal Investigator, Northeastern University. email@example.com
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and references. Selected candidates will be asked to provide 2-3 writing samples as part of the review process.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
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