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Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Stevens Institute of Technology seeks an experienced, well-organized part-time STEM Education Researcher for an NSF-sponsored research project examining the influence of a multimedia production course on high school students’ interest, self-confidence and knowledge of science and engineering. The lead researcher will work with the program manager and PI to carry out the research activities associated with the project.
The successful candidate will assist with deployment of Version 2 curriculum to participating schools, coordinate with school teachers; coordinate site visits and data collection including tracking parental and student consent; conduct analysis of surveys, classroom visits, and student design logs; prepare data summaries, prepare final NSF report in conjunction with PI and curriculum development team and help with preparation of scholarly publications.
The successful candidate will have previous PI or Co-PI experience on an NSF research grant, working in the DRK-12 category. Experience working with diverse populations of students in urban school districts, education research and demonstrated experience in quantitative and qualitative methods is preferred. Strong oral and written skills required.
Desired knowledge and skills include: Masters or PhD degree and at least five years of experience developing K-12 STEM curricula; understanding of and experience with effective, research-based STEM education practices; ability to work independently on multiple priorities and deadlines with a diverse set of collaborators.
Teaching experience is a plus. Some local travel is required
DepartmentMusic and Technology
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