Post Doctoral Research

Job description

Position Number 998825

Functional Title Post Doctoral Research

Position Type Post-docs

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) School of Education invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position in Science Education. The postdoctoral position will provide opportunities for research and engaged scholarship related to K-12 science teaching and learning.

Contribute to the implementation and evaluation of grant-funded projects.
Collaborate with faculty, graduate students, and classroom teachers to advance a research program related to the teaching and learning of science in the context of societal issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in science education or a closely related field; An emerging record of scholarly productivity.

Candidates will be evaluated on:
A strong background in educational research methods.
Interest and experience in issue-based teaching and learning.
Experience teaching at K-12 and university levels.
Effective communication and collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Teaching experience at the K-12 and college levels
Interest in and expertise related to scientific practices and/or issue-based teaching
Quantitative and qualitative research competencies
Experience conducting professional development

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur after the application has been successfully submitted.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Org #-Department Dean's Office, School of Education - 12001

Job Open Date 12/08/2017

For Best Consideration Date 02/15/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Other
    2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at

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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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