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Post Doctoral Fellow

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Department SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES
Position Status
Basic Function

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Advanced
Learning Technologies Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, led by
Prof. Ivon Arroyo. The position is funded for 3 years. The successful
candidate will work with Dr. Ivon Arroyo and a research team at WPI
and across universities in New England on several research projects
involving math tutoring systems for K-12 level, that integrate
cognitive perspectives as well as metacognitive and affective
perspectives .

The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry
out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
research articles.

Posting Date 07/22/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background check statement

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Duty and Responsibility

The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry
out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help
to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data
collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models
and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish
research articles.

Position Requirements

Requirement

The ideal candidate has an interdisciplinary profile, with a Ph.D. in
Psychology, Learning Sciences, Intelligent Systems or HCI/Computer
Science/AI, with experience at the edge of Learning Sciences, Computer
Science/Data MIning, and Mathematics Education/Psychology, and the
desire to work with K-12 level students as they learn mathematics with
novel technologies.

Contact Ivon Arroyo (iarroyo@wpi.edu) for additional details or inquiries.

Visit alt.wpi.edu for more details about the lab, and
https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/learning-sciences-technologies
for our graduate program and collaborators in WPI.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents