Southern Illinois University Edwardsville: STEM Fellow

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s (SIUE) Center for STEM Research, Education, & Outreach seeks candidates for a STEM Fellow position. The Fellow will be a critical part of a collaborative research team studying the design and development of an out-of-school-time program for minority girls focused on computational thinking. He or she will conduct all aspects of research, including designing and implementing protocols, recruiting and communicating with subjects, collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, writing reports for research agencies and research articles for peer reviewed publications, and presenting the research results at conferences. The Fellow will also direct the work of a graduate research assistant.

This is a full-time term, 12-month appointment with possibility of renewal. Salary is $45,600 annually.

The SIUE STEM Center is a dynamic, team-oriented university research center established in 2010. We work with faculty members across the university and external partners to promote and support STEM education in the southwestern Illinois region and conduct research on teaching and learning that informs practice.

Beautifully situated on 2,660 acres of rolling land and woods, SIUE is located 30 minutes from St. Louis, affording many opportunities for collaboration with other universities, industry, and community-based organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in STEM education. Demonstrated interest in mixed/qualitative research methods and/or design and development research is also required, as has demonstrated interest in interacting with youth in informal settings.

The ideal candidate will:

Candidates with a strong commitment to the promotion of diversity in STEM and STEM education are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit (electronically as one PDF) a letter of application describing research experience and qualifications, a sample publication, resume or CV, transcripts, and three references to: STEM Search Committee Chair at [email protected]

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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last updated 1-Mar-2018