Visiting researcher position in STEM education at Indiana University – Bloomington

Please consider applying for our visiting researcher position in STEM education at Indiana University – Bloomington. The position requires work across two NSF-funded projects related to the study of making and engineering education. Work on these projects primarily includes qualitative data collection and analysis – particularly of videos and interview data. We are looking for someone with strong skills in social science research methods and analysis, writing, and a demonstrated interest in making and STEM education, with specific experience in engineering or engineering education. The goal of the primary project is working with kids and caregivers on engineering challenges. The second project involves researching an engineering outreach program with upper elementary school children.

Salary is competitive, and the position comes with benefits. The appointment is for one year with possible extension dependent on satisfactory performance review and continued availability of funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Start date is targeted for October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020 and the position requires residency in or frequent travel to Bloomington.

Minimum qualifications: A completed doctorate in engineering education or a related field by the time employment begins; research experience and publications in STEM education; strong writing and communication skills; demonstrated experience in collecting and analyzing video and interview data. Preferred qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; expertise in making and/or engineering education.

If you are interested in this position, please upload a letter of interest that outlines: a) your interest in working on these projects, b) what you feel you can contribute to this work c) your relevant skills and experiences. Send this letter, a current CV, and names and contact information of three references to

Inquiries about the position may be addressed to:

Dr. Adam Maltese
Indiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006
(812) 856-8059

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.