Job: Post-Doctoral Fellow Position

Overview: The Entrepreneurial Game Studio (EGS), located within the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center at Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA), is looking for a twelve-month postdoctoral associate to pursue multi-disciplinary research at the intersection of the arts and technology, particularly related to game design and use, and to facilitate novel collaborations spanning multiple academic units.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in computer science, learning sciences, or a closely related field. This position requires a strong research background with demonstrated experience in game curriculum development and evaluation. The candidate should be self-motivated, able to work independently, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, interface with external participants and able to contribute creatively in the development and refining of program directions. Presentations at national/international meetings and publication of scientific results in high profile peer-reviewed journals are expected. The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills in English, and be able to interact effectively with a broad range of colleagues. Applicants must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment. Applicants should attach, in a single file, the following three components: a statement of their research expertise, curriculum vitae, and contact information for references.

Essential Functions: This position will involve extensive knowledge in educational science and curriculum development for STEM learning. This position will be directly responsible for working with teachers from the greater Philadelphia area and conducting research to evaluate the effectiveness of a new STEM learning intervention.

Supplemental Posting Information: This position with the University is supported fully or partially by external funds; therefore, this offer and the continuation of your employment are contingent on receipt of those external funds.

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Recruiting Salary: Commensurate with experience



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