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K-12 MATH EDUCATION POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE , Comparative Media Studies/Writing (CMS/W)- Teaching Systems Lab , to join a lab that develops digital clinical simulations--games and simulations that let teachers rehearse for and reflect upon important decisions in teaching. Will play a lead role in the analysis of mixed-methods data collected from a cohort of math teachers in an urban school district to better understand teacher learning around equity and engagement through digital simulations, workshops, and coaching; develop and test coding schemes for interview transcripts, classroom video observation data, and simulation data; analyze, synthesize, and create presentation-quality figures for reports and manuscripts, and lead the drafting of scholarly products. Responsibilities include using standard software packages to process raw data and to analyze and synthesize findings to generate tables and figures for reports and manuscripts in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of technologists, math professional learning experts, and evaluators.
REQUIRED : advanced degree in math education, learning science, or related field; and experience evaluating math teacher professional learning, especially in schools serving poverty-impacted communities. Seek a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who is able to work well with cross functional groups and can demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to equity and diversity. PREFERRED : experience with practice-based teacher learning designs and evaluation of teacher learning in such designs; experience with design-based and evaluation research; experience executing sophisticated research designs and a track record of impactful scholarly publications; and proficiency with R, Stata, Tableau, or equivalent software and/or qualitative tools (e.g., ATLAS.ti). Job #19446
Internal Number: 19446
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