The successful candidate will work on chemistry education research projects including, but not limited to, a project addressing undergraduate chemistry students' ideas about models and modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to:
Design assessments, including interview protocols
Collect survey and semi-structured interview data
Analyze qualitative data in Nvivo
Describe, in writing, themes emerging from analyses
Develop research-based curricular activities that engage students in the practice of constructing and using mathematical and models
Review of applications will begin on September 1 and will continue until the position has been filled. Start date is negotiable, but preference will be given to candidates who can start during the 2018-2019 academic year. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Nicole Becker, Nicoleemail@example.com.
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