- From: Stephen Fancsali <sfancsali@xxxxxxxxx>
- To: edm-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 3 May 2021 13:40:48 -0400
[on behalf of John Mark Aiken]
Physics Education Research postdoc position at the University of Colorado
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Physics Education
in the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU).
The postdoc will work on a project titled “Development and Implementation
of an assessment of student understanding of measurement and uncertainty in
experimental physics.” This project aims to develop a scalable and
validated assessment of students’ understanding of measurement uncertainty
at the introductory level. Most of the research will be quantitative in
The project is run jointly by Heather Lewandowski at the University of
Colorado and Danny Caballero at the Michigan State University. Candidates
must have a Ph.D. in physics, physics education research, or closely
related field. Prior experience with experimental physics research or
physics education research is preferred. Prior experience with assessment
development is preferred, but not required.
To apply for the position please send the following materials to
1. Cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications
described above, describes the applicant’s interest in joining the project,
and answers the following questions:
1.A) How do your previous experiences prepare you to work cooperatively and
productively with colleagues and supervisors?
1.B) In this postdoctoral research position, you will gain significant
skills in physics education research. How do you envision those skills will
be useful to you later in your career?
2. CV with references listed.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial
and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals
with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@xxxxxxxxxxxx.
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