The University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher to join a research team coordinated by its Graduate School of Education (GSE). The research team is engaged in a variety of projects related to measuring and promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) identity for K-20 students, particularly those under-represented such as Black/African Americans, Hispanic Americans/ Latinx, Native, Alaskan and Pacific Island Americans, and Women. The postdoctoral research associate will be mentored by a team of faculty in science education, counseling psychology, sciences, engineering and medicine in all dimensions of academic research, psycho-social aspects, and career development. The term for the post-doc research associate is two years. Candidates with research expertise in STEMM education (any level of K-12, undergraduate and graduate), educational measurement and evaluation, and educational Equity, Diversity, Justice and Inclusion (EDJI) are particularly welcome to apply. The position can begin as early as July 1, 2023, and the search will continue until the position is filled.
• Carry out a research project related to measurement of STEMM identity for K-20 students;
• Participate in research and evaluation activities related to mentoring K-20 students in STEMM;
• Collaborate with project team members to write external research grant proposals to federal agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF) and private foundations (e.g., Spencer, W. T. Grant Foundation).
• Publish research on STEMM identity and mentoring in appropriate scholarly and practitioner journals and magazines and present research in pertinent national and international conferences.
The postdoctoral researcher will be paid a salary of $65,000/year and provided with $5,000 each year to support research, travel, and conference presentations. The appointment will be initially for one year, renewable for another year pending performance review.