Specialist for Digital Learning Lab

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Specialist for Digital Learning Lab

Recruitment Period Open September 6th, 2018 through September 26th, 2018 Description

We are seeking a qualified, highly motivated person for a part-time position in the Digital Learning Lab, in the School of Education at the University of California Irvine. The Digital Learning Lab carries out research on a number of projects related to children's use of new technologies. The specialist will contribute to two projects investigating the impact of digital media use on children's language and literacy development: digital storytelling for English language arts and cloud-based collaborative writing. On the first project, the specialist will collaborative in the design of surveys and the analysis of quantitative data about digital storytelling processes and outcomes. In the second project, the specialist will assist with data analysis related to cloud-based collaborative writing and preparing papers for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Education or a related field, or 10+ years' experience in educational research
  • Published research in digital learning
  • Professional recognition in educational research
  • A record of university or public service

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in language and literacy development
  • Expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research
  • Familiarity with text-mining techniques
  • Prior research experience with digital storytelling
  • Prior research experience with cloud-based collaborative writing

    Appointment may be renewed after the first year pending funding. Expected start date is October 1, 2018.

    Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your relevant background and interest in the position, names of three references (please do not solicit letters), and sample paper or publication online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04927. Inquiries about application process should be directed to Tory Garcia at [email protected]. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Mark Warschauer, Professor of Education at UCI at [email protected].

    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

    To apply, visit https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04927

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    Posted: 9/12/2018
    Application Due: 11/11/2018
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