Postdoctoral Scholar for the Digital Learning Lab

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  • School of Education - Education


    Open April 13th, 2018 through May 13th, 2018


    One full-time postdoctoral scholar is needed at the University of California, Irvine to support research on language, literacy, and technology. Research will include designing measures; collection of data; analysis of data; writing of reports, articles, and presentations; preparation of grant proposals; managing relations and communications with school districts; supervising undergraduate and graduate student researchers; and overseeing the submission and updating of human subjects protocols.

    Position will begin July 1, 2018 and continue for one year, with renewal possible pending availability of funding.

    Requirements: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Education in hand or expected by July 1, 2018; prior research experience on visual-syntactic text formatting; prior research experience analyzing the features of digital text; knowledge of and experience of measures for examining writing motivation; and experience with multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling. Demonstrated successful experience in working with schools or districts with large numbers of English language learners is also required.

    To Apply: Applications should be submitted online at
    Please include a cover letter explaining your relevant background and interest in this project, CV, and names of three references (please do not solicit letters).

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

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    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
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    Posted: 4/17/2018
    Application Due: 5/15/2018
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