The Postdoctoral researcher will work with Dr. Goodridge and the National Federation of the Blind in their last year of the NSF awarded SABER grant. They will be responsible to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data and develop publications. They will be expected to lead a team of undergraduate researchers as well as graduate researchers to help do the same. They will help in the development of grant to continue this research enterprise forward and will be expected to help write the proposal that will seek funding to do so.
1. Data Collection – Collect data concerning spatial thinking and ability from the BLV community. This will involve a mixed methods approach to quantitative and qualitative data.
2. Data Analysis – Analyze data concerning spatial thinking and ability form the BLV community. This will involve a mixed methods approach to quantitative and qualitative data.
3. Publication – Publish results from ongoing research in the form of accepted professional JEE, IJEE, etc. journals and ASEE and FIE conference papers. This is anticipated to be 2 to 3 journal papers. Other journal papers may also arise.
4. Grant Writing – Investigate, conduct literature review, co-author, and submit a NSF or equivalent level proposal for a grant to continue spatial ability/cognition research as a member of Dr. Goodridge's research team.
5. Develop Teaching/Service Experience – Lecture in Dr. Goodridge's Statics and NFB summer EQ courses. Co-develop a spatial ability course with Dr. Goodridge Leverage this course and the Statics curriculum to create a BLV accessible course. Participate in departmental functions.
6. Leadership – Lead a team of undergraduate researchers and graduate researchers in the collection, analysis, and co-authorship of journal and conference papers.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in an Engineering discipline or Engineering Education. The candidate should additionally have an undergraduate degree in an Engineering discipline. The candidate should have publications in the engineering education field that may be reviewed by the hiring committee and can be used to evaluate previous work. The candidate should have some teaching experience in engineering or engineering education directed courses. The candidate should be familiar with paper reviewing processes as well as demonstrate capabilities to lead and develop publications in the area of the post-doctorate work.
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV
2. Research Statement
3. Teaching Philosophy
4. Cover Letter
5. 3 Letter(s) of Recommendation
Please compile all documents into a single PDF file and upload in "Other Documents 1-10"
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
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