Postdoctoral Scholar - Berkeley School of Education
Position overview Position title: Non-Senate
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position(https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/april-2023-ase-gsr-postoc-salary-scales/t23.pdf). A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000 - $71,952.
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: As soon as May 1, 2023. Exact start date negotiable.
Position duration: Two year appointment
Open date: March 9, 2023
Next review date: Thursday, Mar 23, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The University of California, Berkeley School of Education (BSE) seeks a postdoctoral fellow. The postdoctoral fellow will conduct research under the supervision of Associate Professor Travis J. Bristol. The postdoctoral fellow will contribute to Professor Bristol's research foci. Using qualitative methods, Dr. Bristol explores three related research strands: (1) the role of educational policies in shaping the workplace experiences and retention of educators of color; (2) district and school-based professional learning communities for educators of color; (3) the role of race and gender in educational settings. The primary responsibilities include a) Collecting qualitative data (e.g. semi-structured interviews and participant observations) for Professor Bristol's ongoing educators of color research projects; b) Analyzing collected data; c) Assisting with the preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed research journals; d) Assisting with the preparation of policy briefs; e) Participating in weekly research team meetings with doctoral and undergraduate research assistants.
Duties of Position:
- Collecting qualitative data (e.g. semi-structured interviews and participant observations) for Professor Bristol's ongoing educators of color research projects.
- Analyzing collected data
- Assisting with the preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed research journals
- Assisting with the preparation of policy briefs.
- Participating in weekly research team meetings with doctoral and undergraduate research assistants
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Doctoral degree (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Doctoral or equivalent international degree program at the time of application
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Doctoral degree (or equivalent international degree).
Former K - 12 classroom public school teaching experience. Experience writing policy briefs. Facility with qualitative data analysis software such as MAXQDA or NVivo.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research
- 2-3 required (contact information only)
References should be from individuals who are familiar with the applicant's written work and qualifications for the position.
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