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Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar for Teaching and Learning Research

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The UC Irvine Teaching and Learning Research Center supports research investigating teaching and learning processes and outcomes on the UCI campus. We seek a Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar for Teaching and Learning Research to help fulfill the center’s research mission. This is a two-year position with a proposed start date of July 1, 2017 (negotiable).

The postdoctoral scholar will work with faculty on campus to design and implement research projects, develop funding proposal, analyze data, write up results for publications and presentations, and organize outreach activities to campus faculty about conducting teaching and learning research.

In addition to the position salary, the scholar will receive a research stipend of $10,000 to be used over the two years for computer hardware or software, conference travel, and any other research materials and expenses.

Candidates must have a Ph.D or equivalent; experience in conducting research on teaching and learning; expertise in research design, methodology, and educational statistics; outstanding verbal and written communication skills; a successful record of publication and presentations; and the ability to work well with university faculty. Desirable qualifications include prior experience in grant writing, experience in program evaluation and grant reporting, and prior research in higher education settings.

To Apply: Applications should be submitted online at . Please submit a cover letter describing your relevant expertise and interests, a curriculum vitae, 1-2 sample publications or papers, and names and contact information of three references.

Questions about the position may be addressed to Prof. Mark Warschauer, Director of the Teaching and Learning Research Center, at Questions about submission or receipt of applications can be addressed to Cristi Nunez at or 949-824-2278.

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


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional - 1-2 sample publications or papers

  • Misc / Additional - More sample publications or papers

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)