Post Doctoral Researcher

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Ohio Univeristy

This position coordinates the work and research of the RALLY for STEM Robert Noyce Teaching Fellows Program, which has recruited and trained, and is now providing 3 years of follow-up professional development support to two cohorts of mathematics and science teachers. This position is focused primarily on research and teaching within the context of this project. The successful applicant will assist in tracking data on the two cohorts of Fellows; planning program events and meetings; managing grant funds; administrative tasks; data collection and analysis; and contribute to the preparation of research manuscripts and presentations. The position is contingent on grant funds and can be funded for up to 3 years and may include some weekend or after hours work or travel. Salary is commensurate with experience. There are opportunities for the position to be performed remotely.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborates with university entities and community and outside federal and private agencies to accomplish project goals.
  • Participates in research related to project goals to include qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis and the preparation of research manuscripts and presentations. There are opportunities for the candidate to pursue their own research goals within the project.
  • Participating in weekly research meetings on analysis and discussion of data, and taking lead and supportive roles in the production of publications, and dissemination of materials as well as development of proposals to extend research.
  • Collaborates on planning for Fellows’ PD, teaching and co-teach professional development courses and summer workshops for Fellows.
  • Supports Fellows in conducting action research and preparing presentations for professional teacher organizations.

Salary is commensurate with experience. There are opportunities for the position to be performed remotely.

Please complete the online application and attach a detailed cover letter, current CV/resume, research statement and list of professional references with current contact details (including email addresses). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a qualified candidate has been selected. For full consideration, please apply by June 18th, 2021. We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. For questions, please contact Allyson Hallman-Thrasher (

Diversity Statement
The Patton College community fosters a sense of respect and inclusion. Through educational experiences and the climate in our college, we promote increased awareness, acceptance, knowledge, and understanding of all facets of human diversity. We are committed to the recruitment, retention, and success of students, staff, and faculty who are representative of our increasingly diverse global community. Our goal is to prepare leader-educators, practitioners, and human service professionals to serve society responsibly as change agents in meeting diverse human and social needs.




Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, May 21, 2021
Contact Name: 
Allyson Hallman-Thrasher
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