The Postdoctoral Scholar will support research and assessment efforts focused on introductory biology and the biology major, as well as recommend and organize training in evidence-based instructional and curricular best practices to meet the needs of undergraduate students and instructors in biology at Ohio State. The Postdoctoral Scholar will work closely with faculty, staff, and teaching associates in CLSE and its partner departments (Chemistry & Biochemistry, Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Genetics) to manage research studies, conduct literature searches, secure IRB approval, collect data and report biology educational research results. The Postdoctoral Scholar will help coordinate biology education research and assessment efforts among CLSE staff and with faculty and staff in other departments.
Required: PhD in Biology Education Research, or PhD with a Major in related field with teaching experience. Experience with biology education research and teaching in biology or pedagogy
Desired : Experience in quantitative research methods focusing on biological teaching and success; experience with SPSS, R, Qualtrics, and Tableau software; experience collaborating on sponsored biology teaching awards.
The Center for Life Sciences Education (CLSE), within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The pay range for this job profile is $50,000.00 - $54,000.00. The offer for this position will fall within this range based on internal equity, the unit's available budget, and the candidate's qualifications.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.