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Job Title: Post Doc Scholar, K-12 School Work
Company Name: Drexel University
Location: University City, PA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/12/2017
Expire Date: 12/12/2017
Job Categories: Education and Library
Job Description
Post Doc Scholar, K-12 School Work
Job Overview:

With support from the Drexel University School of Education, the Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood Staff, and K-12 School personnel, the Postdoctoral Scholar for Philadelphia K-12 School Work @ Drexel will be involved in activities working on the Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood grant in support of research in and around the affiliated School District of Philadelphia schools.

This is a one year, twelve-month appointment beginning around 1 November 2017 with the possibility of renewal of up to two additional years.

This position is supported fully or partially by external funds; therefore, this position and the continuation of the position are contingent on receipt of those external funds.

Essential Function:
* Assist with and lead Education-focused research in and around seven West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood Schools (Belmont Charter, Locke, McMichael, M. Washington, Powel, SLAMS, West Philly High)
* Lead or support data collection and data analysis processes
* Assist with hosting of meetings for school Principals, school faculty, University faculty and/or School Work Studio staff to communicate on status of funding activities and school-based interventions
* Assist with program evaluation activities in Educational areas
* Assist or lead in research paper and other reporting effort
* Assist or lead additional grant proposal writing effort

Supplemental Posting Information:
Application Requirements
* Cover letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Writing sample (a peer reviewed publication or dissertation chapter is preferred)
* The names of three references with knowledge of your educational research and project management expertise

This position is supported fully or partially by external funds; therefore, this position and the continuation of the position are contingent on receipt of those external funds.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.

To apply for this position, please apply online at:

or visit and search for Post Doc Scholar, K-12 School Work
The requisition number is 8537.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit

Qualifications & Requirements
* Ph.D. in Education, with particular interest in Urban Education, STEM Education, or English/Language Arts Education
* An emerging record of scholarly productivity
* Preferred, not required: Experience teaching at either preK-12 or university levels
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