TERC, a non-profit dedicated to improving STEM education, is seeking either one full time or two part time educational researchers to join a dynamic team working on two projects both involving online communities of practice to facilitate knowledge exchange and collegial discourse. The first project is aimed at serving the needs of STEM teacher leaders and aspiring teacher leaders. (Please see: https://stemtlnet.org) The second project enables leaders of federally funded grants aimed at improving STEM teaching and learning to share their work with each other and multiple other constituencies through video and facilitated discourse (See: https://stemforall2021.videohall.com)
The successful candidate will work with a team of seven that includes programmers, content management and outreach specialists, researchers and Principal Investigators. We are located in a historic factory building between Porter & Davis Squares in Cambridge MA but will consider candidates who want to work at a distance. Your contributions will make a difference to the field of STEM teaching and learning.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree or PhD in educational research, communications research, psychology, or related fields. They will have an interest in one or more of the following:
Candidates who will be considered will have many of the following skills:
When applying, you will be asked:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Please do not call and no recruiter or agency inquiries.
(Job Ref. #21-06)
TERC is a not-for-profit R&D organization in Cambridge, MA is committed to improving STEM learning and teaching. Founded in 1965, TERC is internationally recognized for creating innovative curricula, fostering teacher professional development, pioneering creative uses of technology in education, supporting schools and school districts in the integration of technology into classroom practice and developing equitable opportunities for under-served learners. Publication of TERC's materials and dissemination of our R&D findings is a top priority. For more information visit TERC's web site at: www.terc.edu TERC has a passion for social justice and strives to create level playing fields for all learners, reaching more than three million students every year. TERC envisions a work community that brings together diverse, multicultural talent to transform futures through math and science education research.
TERC’s Commitment to Diversity
TERC deeply believes that a diversity of experiences, ideas, and characteristics (race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, disability, veteran status, and more) contributes to the creativity and impact of our research. We promote inclusion of such richly diverse perspectives not only to achieve equity in the workplace, but also to cultivate equitable and accessible STEM learning opportunities for all. As such, TERC always seeks to diversify its staff and places a high priority on developing a staff that reflects the diverse communities we serve. Read our Diversity Statement and our full Equal Employment Opportunity Statement.