Post-doc position in STEM education (1.0 FTE)

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  • Groningen
  • University of Groningen
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We are seeking candidates with a Ph.D. in STEM education or related field; a background in any of the STEM disciplines or education and a strong interest in gender inclusivity framed in queer theory, professional development training, and mixed-methods research approached. The physical work location for this position will be Groningen, The Netherlands at the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials. This position is a collaborative project between Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials (ZIAM) and the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) at the University of Groningen.

This postdoctoral position is part of the Erasmus+ Programme 'Partnerships for Innovation - Forward Looking Projects', which involves a consortium of ten partners, both universities and NGOs in Europe. Forward-Looking Projects are large-scale projects that have the potential of becoming mainstream and giving input for improving education, training, and youth systems, as well as bringing a substantial innovative effect in terms of methods and practices.

The objectives of the project are to:

1. Develop a framework for gender and sexual diversity-inclusive STEM education
2. Develop a training toolkit for gender and sexual diversity-inclusive STEM education
3. Carry out professional development workshops for school teachers and university instructors

Founded in 1614, the University of Groningen enjoys an excellent international reputation as a dynamic and innovative institution of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Flexible study programmes and academic career opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 34,000 students and researchers alike to develop their talents. As one of the best research institutions in Europe, the University of Groningen has joined forces with other top universities and networks worldwide to become a truly global centre of knowledge, situated in the vibrant city of Groningen in the north of The Netherlands.

The Centre for Learning and Teaching aims to improve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education at the university level through research and professional development. This is done through explorative and intervention-based studies that include the development, implementation, and impact evaluation of curriculum materials, course design, pedagogical tools, and instructional strategies as well as the use of digital tools in teaching and learning.

Ole Gmelin

"Speaking Dutch in the Netherlands will always open certain doors for you when it comes to finding a job. But, it isn’t always a must."

Will you become our new Post-doc position in STEM education (1.0 FTE)? Apply at University of Groningen