Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematics Education

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University of New Hampshire

Applicants are invited to apply for a full-time postdoctoral research associate position in Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, with an appointment beginning August 22, 2022. The successful candidate will work directly with Professor Sheree Sharpe in the area of algebra education and meta-research. The position is a 12-month 100% NSF-grant funded research appointment renewable for up to two years, based upon satisfactory annual performance. The project goals include conducting meta-research that integrates the results from quantitative meta-analysis and qualitative meta-synthesis to inform our understanding of four constructs (i.e., parental involvement, school climate, algebra teaching approach, and student engagement) on the algebra achievements of secondary students. Salary starts at $50,000 with yearly increases and benefits, a laptop while on the project, and travel support to conferences.


  • A PhD in Mathematics Education or an equivalent field is required. Candidates expecting to graduate this summer 2022 will also be considered.
  • Experience conducting qualitative data-analyses.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Ability to work with and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (duties may vary and other duties may be assigned):

  • Conduct independent research.
  • Conduct qualitative meta-synthesis and research synthesis.
  • Assist the PI in project management and coordination of research group meetings.
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Co-teach/teach a research seminar.
  • Write peer-reviewed journal publications and presentations for academic conferences and other meetings.


Required Documents: 

  1. a cover letter, describing professional skills, abilities, and goals
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. a research statement
  4. contact information for three reference, your references will be contacted as soon as your application is submitted (letters addressing research must be provided)
  5. a diversity statement


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, we encourage full applications on or before April 15, 2022.


Please apply via


Please contact Professor Sheree Sharpe ( with any questions

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, April 15, 2022
Contact Name: 
Sheree Sharpe
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