Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Collaborative Learning Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to work on an NSF project focused on the design of tools to support collaborative learning during engineering tasks. The project combines the use of data analytics, with video analysis of collaborative groups, and aims to design prompts for students and teaching assistants to assist in the collaborative process. The postdoctoral research associate will have, or develop, expertise in collaborative learning, classroom research, video analysis and data analytics. The postdoc will work with Drs. Emma Mercier and Luc Paquette. Training opportunities will be provided as needed.

Responsibilities will include: Data analysis (either video analysis, log file analysis, or ideally both), collaboratively designing software with the research team based on research findings, data collection activities and writing of papers. Supervision of graduate and undergraduate students may also be required.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by March 15, 2017 and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. To apply, please complete a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact details for 3 people who can be contacted for references, and up to two writing samples. For further information, contact Emma Mercier, mercier@illinois.edu or the search committee chair, Luc Paquette, lpaq@illinois.edu