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Physics Education Research - Diversity and InclusionPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2020-Jan-17
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 at the graduate level. The successful candidate will work as part of a team leading research on graduate education in physics and astronomy. This will include conducting a climate survey, interviews, policy analysis, and further ethnographic work at the University of Utah. 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. The position is open until filled with a negotiable starting date.
Post-Doctoral Salary: $50,000 +benefitsQualifications:
If you are interested in applying, send your letter of interest specifying your relevant skills, curriculum vitae, list of publications and arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to the email address listed here. For information about the research group (PERU), please go to https://www.perutah.com/ or contact PERPhysics.Utah.edu. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581- 8365.
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.