The Department of Engineering Education (DEE), in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences invites candidates to apply for the position of Postdoctoral Associate.
A successful candidate for this position requires qualitative research knowledge, excellent writing skills, taking initiative, proven experience collaborating across disciplines, and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
This post-doc position will be focused on undergraduate engineering education, specifically improving learning in core technical (engineering science) courses. This will include analyzing collected data on homework problems, collecting preliminary data, developing innovate active learning questions and homework problems, and developing grant proposals.
This position is one year in duration.
The UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) offers competitive salaries at all faculty ranks, and its departments are key players in university initiatives such as Research and Education in Energy Environment and Water (RENEW) and Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL) that can provide faculty at all ranks with additional resources to support their successful research programs.
The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. in engineering education or engineering with research in education, STEM education, design education, or a related field. Candidates nearing graduation are encouraged to apply.
Doctorate in engineering education, computer science education, engineering or computer science with research in education, STEM education, or a related field.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.