Post Doctoral Fellow
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- Location: Greensboro, Indiana
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 10/14/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|Functional Title||Post Doctoral Fellow|
|Position Eclass||EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning|
UNC Greensboro , located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement . Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students , and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams , 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs , UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value , with noted strengths in health and wellness , visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook , Twitter , and Instagram .
|Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit||
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (https://chem.uncg.edu/) features an extremely supportive and collegial environment with 15 full-time faculty and a diverse student body. We offer a BS in Biochemistry, a BA, BS, and MS in Chemistry including biochemistry options, and a PhD in Medicinal Biochemistry. Our department is housed in a 170,000 square foot, $35 million state of the art science building. Excellent core instrumentation and state of the art facilities for NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry with full time support staff are available on site.
The Chemistry Education Research group led by Dr. Maia Popova is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for a major portion of data collection and analysis on a project aiming to characterize organic chemistry student learning with representations and organic chemistry instructors’ practices towards developing student representational competence. Duties will include but are not limited to designing assessments and protocols, collecting data, analyzing data, and disseminating results through manuscripts and presentations at conferences. The position requires an ability to work independently and to collaborate with others, often handling multiple projects and deadlines concurrently. If interested, the postdoctoral scholar will have opportunities to participate in external proposal writing. The position is available as early as January 2022. Screening of applicants will begin October 18, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry Education Research, STEM Education Research, or a closely related field.
|Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates|
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, a strong record of scholarly publications, strong organizational and communication skills, and willingness and interest to learn new skills and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
|Org #-Department||Chemistry & Biochemistry - 12205|
|Job Open Date||10/12/2021|
|For Best Consideration Date||10/18/2021|
|Job Close Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Type of Appointment||Time Limited|
|If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.||
One-year appointment with option for renewal
|Number of Months per Year||12|