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[Xmca-l] Fwd: postdoc position at CU-Boulder



I am attempting to forward this postdoc position on behalf of Kevin O'Connor, who's having some trouble getting his message through.




Jenna McWilliams
Cultural-Historical Research SIG Communications Chair, AERA
Learning Sciences Program, Indiana University

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jenmcwil@indiana.edu
jennamcjenna@gmail.com

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> Hi all,
> Please see below a listing for a postdoctoral research position at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  This position is available immediately. Please contact me directly with any questions at kevin.oconnor@colorado.edu.
> Kevin 
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> Kevin O'Connor
> Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology & Learning Sciences
> School of Education, UCB 249
> University of Colorado
> Boulder CO 80309
> kevin.oconnor@colorado.edu
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> RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (“Post-Doctoral Researcher”)
> Learning Ethnographies of New Engineers (LENE)
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> https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/81839
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> The University of Colorado Boulder (CU) seeks applicants for a Research Associate (“post-doctoral researcher” for up to three years, starting Summer 2014. This is a research associate position working with Principal Investigator Kevin O’Connor and co-Principal Investigators Margaret Eisenhart and Daria Kotys-Schwartz at CU and with collaborating partners at Northwestern University. 
> The selected research associate will work on all phases of research in the Learning Ethnographies of New Engineers (LENE) project funded by the National Science Foundation (see http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1252372). The research associate will lead data collection under the supervision of Dr. O’Connor and in parallel with a “postdoctoral researcher” at Northwestern, and will participate with O’Connor and collaborators at CU and Northwestern on data analysis efforts.
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> An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Learning Sciences or related field is preferred; exceptional ABDapplicants will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who have one or more publications in peer-reviewed journals. We are seeking a scholar who has experience with ethnographic fieldwork, discourse analysis, and/or interaction analysis, and an interest in the organizing of learning across contexts. 
> Strong ethnographic skills are highly desirable. The research will take place at engineering workplaces in the Boulder/Denver metro area and in the undergraduate engineering curriculum at CU. The research associate will develop expertise at ethnographic research on situated cognition and learning, discourse analysis, and interaction analysis. The research associate will also participate in research group meetings and ongoing professional development opportunities in the target areas of the project, and will have opportunities to participate in CU’s internationally recognized Learning Sciences program.
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> For questions and additional information, please contact kevin.oconnor@colorado.edu
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> Compensation: This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary beginning at $50,000/year and full benefits. The position is renewable for up to a total of three years based on performance, with the opportunity for salary increases in the second and third years. The budget also includes conference travel funds for the employee.
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> Application Materials: Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing your qualifications and career history, as well as how the Research Associate (“postdoctoral researcher” position with LENE fits with your career goals; a Curriculum Vitae; the names and contact information of three scholars who can serve as references; and two samples (published or unpublished) of your scholarly work, one of which should be a research paper that represents your potential as a scholar and future career trajectory. Application materials must be submitted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com.
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> Closing Date: The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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