More postdoc opportunities! Cheers, Heather 

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> Two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions at Western Michigan
> University

> The Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary
> Education (CRICPE) at Western Michigan University (WMU) is seeking
> two postdoctoral research associates to support the project
> implementation and research the impact of institutional
> transformation funded by a $3.2M grant from the US Department of
> Education. Broncos FIRST is built around an innovative model to
> promote and institutionalize emergent change in higher education,
> particularly around student success.

> The postdocs will join CRICPE, a WMU research center that conducts
> and supports interdisciplinary research focused on promoting
> transformative change in postsecondary education (see
> ). Supervised by CRICPE
> Co-Directors, Dr. Charles Henderson and Dr. Andrea Beach, the two
> postdocs will engage in mixed-methods research on important
> processes and outcomes of the project. These include the work of
> learning communities; intra-organizational alignment of student
> support structures; and institutional culture/climate related to
> student success. The post docs will also consult with and serve as
> resources for professional learning communities of faculty, staff,
> and undergraduate students as these heterogeneous groups engage in
> action research projects. Responsibilities will include research
> planning, development, data collection and analysis, and development
> of manuscripts and presentations related to the project.

> We are seeking applicants who have experience and interest in
> applying interdisciplinary research methods to solve important
> problems in higher education and who have a strong interest in
> student success, institutional change, or professional development.
> Applicants must have a PhD in Higher Education or a related field.

> Both appointments are full time and will be made for a period of one
> year, renewable for up to three years total. Salary is competitive,
> depending on qualifications and experience. The start date for the
> positions is expected to be between June and August 2016. Review of
> applications will begin on May 12 and continue until the position is
> filled.

> Applications should be submitted electronically at:

> You are encouraged to contact us prior to submitting your
> application:
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> Charles Henderson, Ph.D.
> Professor, Department of Physics and Mallinson Institute for Science
> Education
> Senior Editor, Physical Review - Physics Education Research

> Co-Director, Center for Research on Instructional Change in
> Postsecondary Education
> Western Michigan University
> 1903 W. Michigan Ave.
> Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5252

> 269-387-4951
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