Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Connecticut

The Department of Educational Psychology at UConn’s Neag School of Education seeks to hire a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join its research group in learning sciences and technology.

The scholar will work on a multidisciplinary collaborative team funded by the NIH Science Education Partnership Program and led by Dr. Ido Davidesco at UConn.

This project focuses on developing authentic classroom-based research experiences for high school students. As part of the project, students use innovative, portable brain technologies to learn about their own learning. With support from a scientist, they develop a research question, collect brain and behavioral data, and share their findings with their community (

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to learn about advances in educational technology and learning sciences and to contribute to all aspects of the project including co-designing curriculum with teachers, developing content for online and in-person professional development, conducting classroom-based educational research, authoring publications, developing new research grants, and managing research teams.

* PhD in education, learning sciences, psychology, neuroscience, or a related field
* Research experience relevant to designing and evaluating innovations in school settings
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully on teams and communicate effectively through writing

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