[Itech] Fwd: IES Postdoc Fellowship in Ed Sciences at UVA
franklit at ohio.edu
Fri Feb 19 10:01:09 EST 2010
Perhaps you might have graduates who would be interested...
FYI -- Dr. Franklin
> University of Virginia Post-doctoral Interdisciplinary Training Program in
> the Education Sciences
> The UVA Curry School of Education received an award from the U.S.
> Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences to hire two
> post-doctoral trainees as part of the Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral
> Fellowship Program in the Education Sciences beginning July 2010.
> Trainees hired in 2010 will become part of a network of post-doctoral
> trainees at the Curry School of Education in research centers including the
> Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, the Curry School
> Center for Positive Youth Development, the University of Virginia Center on
> Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness, and research initiatives on
> effective teaching in higher education and STEM education, as well as
> trainees supported by independent grants.
> Fellows' training includes two main components: strong mentoring with a
> senior investigator focused on the demanding and technical aspects of
> producing high quality scholarship (theory, design, use of rigorous methods,
> writing, etc.) and immersion in an intellectually challenging and
> scientifically rigorous community of scholarship. Fellows will build a
> research program by formulating research questions, generating research
> designs, writing grants, conducting analyses, writing and presenting
> findings. Experiences will include intense mentorship with a senior
> investigator; engagement in work-in-progress meetings with faculty, other
> post-docs and students; involvement in specialized training institutes;
> structured self-evaluation; conversation with other UVa faculty; and
> involvement in a speaker series, among other opportunities.
> Two Fellowship positions are available beginning 7/1/2010, working with
> either Sara Rimm-Kaufman or Bob Pianta as a primary mentor - please see
> below for more information about their research projects.
> Application Information:
> Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a track record of publication in education
> or social sciences, evidence of potential for obtaining external funding,
> substantive knowledge and background in the field of education, and
> demonstrated leadership, management, and communication skills.
> Applications will be reviewed beginning February 26th, 2010. Please
> * Curriculum Vitae
> * Graduate transcripts
> * 3 letters of reference (2 from graduate school mentors with whom
> you have worked on research)
> * Sample publications
> * Letter of intent describing your research training goals and
> interests, including why your background and interests are a good match for
> the particular position, either with Rimm-Kaufman or Pianta (See information
> about research projects on our website)
> Candidates will be considered on the basis of skill sets and match to
> faculty research programs, potential for impact, and past
> experience/achievement. Salary and benefits are competitive. Appointments
> will begin July 1, 2010. The position with Rimm-Kaufman is eligible for
> renewal for two additional years (for a total of 3 years) , and the position
> with Pianta is eligible for renewal for an additional year (for a total of 2
> years). Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.
> Please send applications to:
> jbthomas at virginia.edu<mailto:jbthomas at virginia.edu>
> Or by mail to:
> Julie Thomas
> University of Virginia Post-Doctoral Training Program
> 350 Old Ivy Way, Suite 300
> Charlottesville , VA 22903
> Letters of reference should be either mailed or emailed directly from the
> For More Information, please see:
> Jennifer Mashburn
> National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE)
> Virginia Education Science Training (VEST) Program
> University of Virginia
> 350 Old Ivy Way, Suite 100
> Charlottesville, VA 22903
> jmashburn at virginia.edu<mailto:jmashburn at virginia.edu>
> An American Educational Research Association List
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> listadmin at aera.net.
Aimee Howley, Senior Associate Dean
College of Education
Athens, OH 45701
howley at ohio.edu
Dr. Teresa Franklin
Educational Studies Dept.
313D McCracken Hall
College of Education
franklit at ohio.edu
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