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From: Mimi Ito <mito@hri.uci.edu>
Date: Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 8:17 AM
Subject: Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar - please circulate widely!
To: Mimi Ito <mito@itofisher.com>

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* Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar, Digital Media & Learning Research
Hub, Connected Learning Research Network *

UCHRI announces a Postdoctoral Scholar position for the Digital Media &
Learning Research Hub, Connected Learning Research Network.

One postdoctoral position is available in the Digital Media & Learning
Research Hub, at the UC Humanities Research Institute, based on the Irvine
campus. The postdoctoral scholar will collaborate in a MacArthur
Foundation-funded research network on Connected Learning, investigating how
new digital and networked media can support interest-driven and socially
connected forms of learning. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible
for conducting ethnographic research on interest-driven learning with
digital media, with a focus on parental involvement, analyzing research
findings and working collaboratively with principle investigators and
others involved in the research network.

*Requirements* - Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline
and research experience with contemporary developments concerning youth,
digital media and learning. Preference will be given to candidates with
experience in ethnographic and online research with families and youth and
expertise in learning theory, Internet research, game studies, and design
research. Evidence of collaborative and mixed methods research will also be
valued. Travel may be required in this position to perform research and
meet with collaborators.

Position is dependent on extramural funding.  Initial appointment is for
one year and renewal is based on performance and is contingent on receipt
of project funding.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue through
application deadline of April 11, 2014.

The appointment may begin as early as August 1, 2014 and would continue
until July 31, 2015, renewable pending review and available funding.
 Annual salary ranges from $52,000 to $56,243 depending on experience.

*Application Procedure:* Applications should be submitted online at
must include:

   1. Letter of Interest (including research skills)
   2. Curriculum Vitae
   3. Three Letters of Reference

More information about the Connected Learning Research Network can be found
at http://clrn.dmlhub.net<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001W-XrTxRhysFCjoKw34SZf1bYNtybsceRxCt_WaGN8jxy_FnCR07PeTjw_FrIzxWpbid52oNkgN5pByjHtpjG78qYDfy76jrsSwghBvpCygCWQLYLjhOf8Cb_dA3cQAnjvjJdR09LsfsV9tuaHaAmbqzc9i3OzHRekyG5FBC0vLA=&c=5Z0z68vHIVwGfb19UfI_sBwmSBz1AlcyT-1wmbpEwZOsQbugawdEYQ==&ch=bRFnTreLDqqaJYNENmtHqckDPtqYha-k1v4MBtKiSrH6DvmeOMM-Cg==>
. Please contact Courtney Santos at dmlhub@hri.uci.edu with any questions
about the application process.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity.


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