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Post Doctoral Fellow
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Jul. 31, 2017
 
  • Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Learning Sciences and Technologies
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester, MA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Post-Doc
  • Educational Psychology
    Information Studies
 
 
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Post Doctoral Fellow

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES

Position Status:

Basic Function:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Advanced
Learning Technologies Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, led by
Prof. Ivon Arroyo. The position is funded for 3 years. The successful
candidate will work with Dr. Ivon Arroyo and a research team at WPI
and across universities in New England on several research projects
involving math tutoring systems for K-12 level, that integrate
cognitive perspectives as well as metacognitive and affective
perspectives .

The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry
out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
research articles.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry


out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
research articles.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate has an interdisciplinary profile, with a Ph.D. in
Psychology, Learning Sciences, Intelligent Systems or HCI/Computer
Science/AI, with experience at the edge of Learning Sciences, Computer
Science/Data MIning, and Mathematics Education/Psychology, and the
desire to work with K-12 level students as they learn mathematics with
novel technologies.

Contact Ivon Arroyo (iarroyo@wpi.edu) for additional details or inquiries.
Visit alt.wpi.edu for more details about the lab, and
https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/learning-sciences-technologies
for our graduate program and collaborators in WPI.


Posting Date: 07/22/2017

Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants:



EEO Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background Check Statement:

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4766

WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusettsthe second largest city in New Englandhome to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.


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