Post-Doctoral Researcher -Mathematics Education

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Marquette University

The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Marquette University is pleased to announce an opening for a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Mathematics Education.

The post-doctoral researcher will work with a team of researchers supporting an NSF-sponsored project, “Fostering STEM Thinking in Mathematics Courses for Elementary Education Majors.” The project will develop, refine, and test the effectiveness of curricular modules for implementation in an undergraduate problem-solving course to provide a cohesive framework for supporting prospective K-8 teachers’ learning about STEM thinking and STEM integration. The post-doctoral researcher will be involved in all aspects of the design work, including observing and recording classroom instruction, analyzing video and student assessment data, and writing research papers for publication.

The position is full-time, 12 months, funded with a competitive salary, full benefits, support for professional travel, and the possibility of extension for up to one additional year, pending funding and positive performance reviews.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in Mathematics Education or related discipline (e.g., teacher education, mathematics, cognitive science, STEM education). Applications ABD (all but dissertation) may be considered on a case-by-case.

Applications received by September 30, 2022, are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled. All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system, which can be accessed at:

Application materials include:

(a)  A cover letter

(b)  A curriculum vitae (CV)

(c) Two letters of reference speaking to the applicant’s research qualifications
(d) A brief research statement (2 pages) highlighting their previous work and expertise

(e) Unofficial transcripts from graduate school or appropriate training

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Marta Magiera

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Contact Name: 
Dr. Marta Magiera