A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is open in Dr. Bray Speths DBER (Discipline-Based Education Research) lab in the Biology Department at Saint Louis University. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will assist the PI (Dr. Bray Speth) on an NSF-funded project in the area of undergraduate biology education, specifically targeted to developing a framework for curriculum grounded in a systems and systems thinking paradigm. The successful candidate will work at Saint Louis University, and collaborate with a network of biology education researchers (faculty, graduate students and postdocs) at other institutions.
â‹This is a 1-year position that is renewable for a second year, contingent on satisfactory performance and progress. Applicants must have a PhD in biological sciences, science education, or a related discipline. Preference will be given to individuals with expertise or experience in DBER or science education. Applicants should submit: (1) their curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter including their research/professional aspirations, and (3) the names and contact information of two to three professional references.
Preferred qualifications are: teaching experience, experience with data organization, familiarity with the literature on STEM teaching and learning, strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and to mentor/supervise students, good teamwork skills.
Applications review and remote interviews will begin February 15 and continue until the position is filled.
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