Open September 6th, 2018 through September 26th, 2018
We are seeking a qualified, highly motivated person for a part-time position in the Digital Learning Lab, in the School of Education at the University of California Irvine. The Digital Learning Lab carries out research on a number of projects related to children's use of new technologies. The specialist will contribute to two projects investigating the impact of digital media use on children's language and literacy development: digital storytelling for English language arts and cloud-based collaborative writing. On the first project, the specialist will collaborative in the design of surveys and the analysis of quantitative data about digital storytelling processes and outcomes. In the second project, the specialist will assist with data analysis related to cloud-based collaborative writing and preparing papers for publication.
PhD in Education or a related field, or 10+ years' experience in educational research
Published research in digital learning
Professional recognition in educational research
A record of university or public service
Expertise in language and literacy development
Expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research
Familiarity with text-mining techniques
Prior research experience with digital storytelling
Prior research experience with cloud-based collaborative writing
Appointment may be renewed after the first year pending funding. Expected start date is October 1, 2018.
Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter explaining your relevant background and interest in the position, names of three references (please do not solicit letters), and sample paper or publication online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04927. Inquiries about application process should be directed to Tory Garcia at [email protected]. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Mark Warschauer, Professor of Education at UCI at [email protected].
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.