Application Deadline: September 15, 2012.
PI Richard Arum at New York University is looking for one Postdoctoral Scholar who will collaborate in MacArthur Foundation-funded research investigating national and international developments in digital media and learning. The scholar will be conducting fieldwork based in Chicago.
Requirements – Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and research experience with contemporary developments concerning youth, digital media, and learning in the US and globally. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in school-based qualitative research and/or experience with ethnographic research with young people. Must have experience with collaborative and mixed methods research. Travel may be required in this position to perform research and meet with collaborators. Positions are dependent on extramural funding. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on performance and is contingent on receipt of project funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue through application deadline of September 15, 2012.
The appointments may begin as early as October 1, 2012 and would continue until September 1, 2014, renewable pending review and available funding. Annual salary ranges from $52,000 to $55,000 depending on experience.
Application Procedure - Candidates should send a CV, a letter of interest (including research skills), a sample of written work and three letters of reference to Richard Arum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Section on Children and Youth