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Postdoctoral Scholar - BUILD PODER (TUC)


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

Description:
Under general supervision, the postdoctoral researcher will work to understand the effectiveness of the NIH-funded BUILD program, which includes (1) undergraduate researcher training, and (2) faculty resources and mentor training, and institutional equity. The postdoctoral scholars will devote 75% effort to research and 25% to teaching BUILD-related professional development and/or research methods courses.

Undergraduate Research Training. The postdoctoral scholar will study different components of the undergraduate research-training program, BUILD PODER. They will assist in writing manuscripts of the extant data from the student training core initiatives, including the entry to research program - Summer JumpStart training, bimonthly meetings, and professional development curriculum and to compare local data with consortium-wide data. Other responsibilities include attending programmatic meetings, attending student-focused functions, and presenting results at professional meetings. The postdoctoral scholar will also be able to advance his or her own career goals through independent or other collaborative research with available research funds.

Faculty Resources and Mentor Training. The postdoctoral scholar will support write-up of local data regarding mentor training, pilot projects, Faculty Scholar Academy, community college initiatives, and to begin to, when appropriate, draw upon the consortium data resources around support for faculty mentors. Other responsibilities include, data analyses, writing publications, attending programmatic meetings, attending student-focused functions, faculty-focused functions, and presenting results at professional meetings. The postdoctoral scholar will also be able to advance his or her own career goals through independent or other collaborative research with available research funds.

Applicants must have a PhD in Psychology, higher education, science education, or other relevant discipline.

Applicants should be proficient in mixed research methods (e.g., interviewing skills, running focus groups), and qualitative statistical analyses (e.g., SPSS. SEM) and qualitative analyses (e.g., Grounded Theory, Content Analysis, Participatory Action Research). It is recommended for the applicants to have a background in Critical Race Theory (CRT) and related theories. An excellent publication record as well as strong writing and verbal communication skills are important criteria for selection.


Participating Institution(s):
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California State University, Northridge (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computational Sciences
Education

Keywords:
Analytics
Data Analysis
Information Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


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