Worcester Polytechnic Institute Post Doctoral Fellow in Worcester, Massachusetts

Position Title Post Doctoral Fellow Department SOCIAL SCIENCE & POLICY STUDIES Basic Function Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Advanced Learning Technologies Lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, led by Prof. Ivon Arroyo. The position is funded for 3 years. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Ivon Arroyo and a research team at WPI and across universities in New England on several research projects involving math tutoring systems for K-12 level, that integrate cognitive perspectives as well as metacognitive and affective perspectives . The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish research articles. EEO Information We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. Criminal Background check statement A pre-employment criminal records check is required. Principal Duties and Responsibilities The post-doc in Learning Sciences and Technologies will help to carry out studies in public schools using these learning technologies, help to answer research questions in detailed experiments, lead data collection/extraction, data collection and analysis, generate models and statistical analyses to answer research questions, and publish research articles. Position Requirements The ideal candidate has an interdisciplinary profile, with a Ph.D. in Psychology, Learning Sciences, Intelligent Systems or HCI/Computer Science/AI, with experience at the edge of Learning Sciences, Computer Science/Data MIning, and Mathematics Education/Psychology, and the desire to work with K-12 level students as they learn mathematics with novel technologies. Contact Ivon Arroyo (iarroyo@wpi.edu) for additional details or inquiries. Visit alt.wpi.edu for more details about the lab, and https://www.wpi.edu/academics/departments/learning-sciences-technologies for our graduate program and collaborators in WPI. Required Documents 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. List of References