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> From: John Thompson <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: March 10, 2011 5:18:48 PM GMT-05:00
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Postdocs at UMaine for Math-Science Partnership Project
> Reply-To: "RPE: Researchers in Physics Education" <[log in to unmask] 
> >
> Note: there are three postdocs that will be hired from this search;  
> we expect they will complement each other and the project.
> --JT
> Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate
> Maine Center for Research in STEM Education
> The University of Maine
> Orono, Maine
> **
> The Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) at the  
> University of Maine seeks applicants for postdoctoral positions in  
> physical sciences education research (chemistry, physics, Earth  
> sciences).Candidates must have a Ph.D. in science, science  
> education, or a closely related field; have a strong research record  
> in discipline-based education research; and have demonstrated  
> excellence in teaching.Preference will be given to applicants who  
> have a record of successful work with middle or high school teachers  
> and/or students, have evidence of collaborating well as part of a  
> team, and possess an interdisciplinary background.The successful  
> candidates will be part of a team of researchers, faculty, and  
> teachers that comprise the Maine Physical Sciences Partnership, a  
> newly funded initiative supported by the National Science  
> Foundationís Math and Science Partnership Program.This position  
> provides opportunities for mentored teaching, outreach including  
> teacher professional development and curriculum work, and all  
> aspects of research.
> The positions are twelve-month appointments, with a flexible start  
> date and possible renewal for a second year.Candidates should submit  
> electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, summary of  
> research accomplishments, statement of teaching philosophy, copies  
> of up to three representative publications, undergraduate and  
> graduate transcripts, and the names and addresses (including e-mail  
> and phone) of at least three referees to [log in to unmask] 
>  review will begin immediately and continue until the position is  
> filled.For more information about the RiSE Center and the Maine  
> Physical Sciences Partnership, please see 
> center and < 
> mainepsp>.Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to  
> apply. /The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity /  
> Affirmative Action Employer.
> /
> /
> /
> -- 
> ---------------------------------
> John R. Thompson
> Associate Professor
> Department of Physics and Astronomy
> The University of Maine
> Orono, Maine, USA
> email:  [log in to unmask]

Julie Libarkin
Associate Professor, Director - Geocognition Research Lab
Michigan State University
206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: 517-355-8369
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Geoscience Education

Affiliations: Department of Geological Sciences, Division of Science  
and Mathematics Education, Cognitive Science Program, Center for  
Research on College Science Teaching and Learning