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Postdoctoral Scholar, UB Teacher Residency Program
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Postdoctoral Scholar, UB Teacher Residency Program
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Learning and Instruction
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Secondary Education
    Elementary Education
    Education - General
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University at Buffalo (UB) is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Scholar for the UB Teacher Residency Program (UBTR). The Graduate School of Education is committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, just and inclusive environment. We seek individuals who have a demonstrated history of community-based advocacy and engagement in efforts to achieve equity, inclusivity and justice. As an extension of this commitment, the UB Teacher Residency program offers an accelerated, innovative, one-year initial teacher certification program for individuals who are committed to transformational teaching in public schools in Buffalo and WNY.

The postdoctoral scholar duties will include but not limited to:
  • Working collaboratively with the Director, Assistant Directors, university faculty, and partner districts in conducting quantitative and mixed-methods research focused on pre-service teacher development as well as post-graduation student-level outcomes in classrooms led by program graduates. We seek to understand the impact of program pathways on pre-service teacher development, student-level outcomes (academic, attendance, disciplinary referrals, etc.) in classrooms led by early career teachers and program mentors, and school-level metrics. Additional research questions are organized around understanding the impact of teacher demographics on student-level outcomes in P12 classrooms.
  • Participate in design, data collection (or coordination with district partners to gather existing data), analysis, and publication of findings.
  • Support the preparation of grant reports.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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