Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Fellow (School of Social Transformation – Arizona State University)

Postdoctoral Fellow (Job # 11018)
Arizona State University
School of Social Transformation

The School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow with an anticipated start date of July 2015. Under guidance of principal investigators for an exciting, nationally recognized NSF-funded multi-year program (compugirls.org), the successful candidate will monitor activities conduct trainings, develop research agendas related to program activities associate with gender equity and technology, build networks, seek out and/or create funding opportunities, develop a strategic vision for building and managing digital programs and projects, and further the mission of social science research at ASU. The successful candidate will also provide limited technical support for digital research projects, including implementation of tools, technology, etc. to help researcher achieve goals; develop prototype demonstration projects for use by others; d provide training, group instruction or workshops as appropriate. This is a one-year fully funded position with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university.

Minimum and desired qualifications can be demonstrated through formal or informal educational settings. Minimum qualifications include: 1) Ph.D. or Ed.D. in related field of education, digital humanities, sociology, and/or gender studies, 2) experience working in an interdisciplinary social science environment, 3) demonstrated familiarity with current work in critical feminist studies, critical digital media, and/or critical pedagogy, 4) demonstrated record of effective mentoring of students, 5) strong written/oral communication skills and 6) practical and theoretical experience implementing and researching culturally responsive pedagogical practices and their effectiveness with diverse populations.

Desired qualifications include: 1) demonstrated experience developing/administering programs, events, and collaborative research projects, 3) experience with new media and technology applications for research and development in digital technologies and 4) experience working on grant projects.

To apply, please submit as a single pdf document 1) a cover letter, 2) CV/resume and 3) contact information for three references (name, email, phone number). PDF should be submitted via email to SSTsearch@asu.edu. Review of applications will begin on 12/11/14, if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check in required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.hml

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