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Job Opportunity: Experienced Researcher in Science or Engineering Education

The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) at Stevens Institute of Technology invites applications for a non-tenure track, experienced researcher in science or engineering education.

CIESE develops effective innovative curricula and conducts professional development and research in order to inspire, catalyze and strengthen science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) literacy for K-12 and higher education. Founded in 1988, CIESE has been awarded more than $52 million to conduct STEM implementation and research projects from sources such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the US Department of Defense, the NJ Department of Education, and the US Department of Education. These have impacted more than 35,000 K-20 educators in 27 states and 8 countries.

The successful candidate will support CIESEs Director and staff and Stevens faculty to conduct education research, prepare scholarly publications, and support grant proposal development. Specifically, responsibilities may include designing, conducting and coordinating rese arch studies; analyzing evidence from grant supported research; developing student and teacher assessments, surveys and observation protocols for K-12 science and/or engineering learning; and acting as a liaison with external program evaluators.

Current work at CIESE is supported by grants from the Math and Science Partnership (MSP), Discovery Research K-12 (DRK12), and Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) programs at NSF, a New Jersey DOE MSP and fee-for-service work. Support for this position is projected through May, 2016. Continuation is contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent experience in education research or science/engineering education Experience conducting K-12 science or engineering education research Expertise with a range of quantitative or qualitative research methods and software Strong writing skills, including evidence of successful scholarly publication Familiarity with emerging issues in education research and science/engineering education Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of successful grant development activities, especially with the National Science Foundation or the Institute for Education Sciences Demonstrated experience with K-12 administrators and teachers, university disciplinary faculty, and other stakeholders

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Please submit resume, references, relevant writing sample, and salary requirements electronically via the Stevens Career Center - http://www.stevens.edu/sit/hr/employment
This posting is listed under Department CIESE