Post Doctoral Fellow

Location
Worcester
Posted
Jul 28, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Post Doctoral Fellow

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES

Position Status:

Basic Function:
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Advanced
Learning Technologies Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, led by
Prof. Ivon Arroyo. The position is funded for 3 years. The successful
candidate will work with Dr. Ivon Arroyo and a research team at WPI
and across universities in New England on several research projects
involving math tutoring systems for K-12 level, that integrate
cognitive perspectives as well as metacognitive and affective
perspectives .

The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry
out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
research articles.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry
    out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
    to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
    collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
    and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
    research articles.

    Position Requirements

  • The ideal candidate has an interdisciplinary profile, with a Ph.D. in
    Psychology, Learning Sciences, Intelligent Systems or HCI/Computer
    Science/AI, with experience at the edge of Learning Sciences, Computer
    Science/Data MIning, and Mathematics Education/Psychology, and the
    desire to work with K-12 level students as they learn mathematics with
    novel technologies.

    Contact Ivon Arroyo (iarroyo@wpi.edu) for additional details or inquiries.

    Visit alt.wpi.edu for more details about the lab, and
    https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/learning-sciences-technologies
    for our graduate program and collaborators in WPI.

    Posting Date: 07/22/2017

    Open Until Filled:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:


    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

    To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4766

    WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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