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Physics Education Research – Diversity and InclusionPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2019-Jun-19
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah seeks to hire a post-doctoral research associate in the field of physics education research (PER) specialized in diversity and inclusion research. The successful candidate will work as part of a team leading a survey on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) physicists, graduate students in the field of physics education research, and additional projects as decided by the PER research group at the University of Utah. Additional projects may include a large scale qualitative study on graduate women in physics and astronomy, studying physics education in Finland, and understanding how to support K-12 students from a refugee background. A more senior candidate may also be considered for this position at the rank of Research Associate. This position is a one-year contract with an additional one-year renewal depending on performance. Further renewals will be dependent on performance and funding availability. The position is open until filled with a negotiable starting date.
For additional information on the position, please visit: http://perjobs.blogspot.com/2019/06/per-postdoc-university-of-utah.html.
For information about the research group (PERU), please go to http://www.physics.utah.edu/~per or contact PERPhysics.Utah.edu.Qualifications:
Send your letter of interest specifying your relevant skills, vita, list of publications and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to the email address listed here. Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to: Ramon.S.BarthelemyUtah.edu.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.