Postdoctoral Fellow II

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Utah State University

The School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) at Utah State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to assist a research team studying elementary students’ development of computational and spatial thinking. Over the research project’s four years, the team will conduct classroom design-based research studies on children’s thinking as they solve coding tasks with robots and other digital technologies. The postdoctoral researcher will serve in a project management role as well as participate in all aspects of the research from data collection to scholarly writing. The postdoctoral researcher can expect strong commitment from their advisors to develop additional research skills and marketability for their career. This is an opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers from mathematics education, instructional technology, learning sciences, and special education.

This position is funded by a National Science Foundation grant and is guaranteed for one year with the option to renew pending satisfactory performance.

This is a full-time position eligible for excellent benefits include: 13 paid holidays, earn 22 days of paid leave and 12 days of sick leave per year, competitive health benefits packages and a generous contribution of 14.2% (without an employee contribution) into your retirement.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Jessica Shumway (

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Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, April 15, 2024
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Jessica Shumway
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