Post Doctoral Fellow

St. Louis
Apr 09, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36173
Hiring Department


The Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position. The Postdoctoral Fellow will gain experience working on a federally-funded, state-wide research project, Strengthening Equity and Effectiveness for Teachers of English Learners (SEE-TEL), with a group of scholars focused on developing research-based equitable education for emerging bilingual learners and their families.

The post-doc will have the opportunity to develop a line of research with the grant researchers related to SEE-TEL activities. The Postdoctoral Fellow will collaborate with the SEE-TEL team in all study phases including revising TESOL courses, and quantitative and qualitative research development, data collection, data analysis, and publication of results. Candidates should demonstrate the capability to initiate and complete research. Other activities include supporting and attending the professional development activities and working with the grant team and the partner districts.

This position will start August 15, 2021. This is a one-year position, without a renewal possibility.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in TESOL, Bilingual or Translanguaging Education, and/or related field at the time of appointment.
  • Experience working with emerging bilingual learners, immigrants, and/or refugee communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Be bilingual or multilingual;
  • Research interest in emergent bilingual learners and/or their families;
  • Skills in analyzing quantitative data and reporting the findings along with the qualitative data analysis;
  • Experience of working with immigrant familes to help them engaged in their children’s learning.

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