Postdoctoral Researchers in Education Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia

Call for Postdoctoral Researchers
Center for Teaching and Learning – School of Education
Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia

The mission of the Center is to support teaching and learning through teacher’s professional development, pedagogical coaching, educational innovation and research. In this regard, the Center has designed and developed pedagogical actions such as short and long-term training workshops for instructors and teaching assistants, individual consultations and supporting the process of curricular reform.
With the aim of strengthening and expanding the scope of the Center, the School of Education and Academic Affairs Provost Office invite applications for two postdoctoral researchers starting on May 2018.

Academic requirements:

1. Doctoral degree in Education (issued within the last 10 years) and published research. Applicants who are close to defending their doctoral dissertation will be considered.

2. Experience with coaching models or pedagogical training in higher education.

3. Desirable working experience in teaching and learning centers, as well as designing or developing curricular reform processes in the context of higher education.

Selection procedure:

Applicants must send the following documents to the School of Education:

 Updated CV including published research and presentations in academic conferences.

 Cover letter specifying current research interests and their connection with our Center for Teaching and Learning.

 Two letters of recommendation from instructors, researchers, or academics with whom you have collaborated.

 Proven certification of required experience.

Deadline for submission of documentation: 26 February 2018. Documentation must be sent to:

Postdoctoral labor entailment conditions:

1. Temporary employment contract with full-time and exclusive dedication to the Universidad de Los Andes. This contract will be renewed after 11 months for another period plus two additional months to complete 24 months.

2. Monthly income of 2.100USD plus legal social security (without beneflex), less legal discount rates.

3. The selected applicants can receive a bonus if they participate in research projects independently financed but the research products must be affiliated to the Universidad de Los Andes.

4. Submit one academic publication to qualified journals by SCOPUS each year.

5. Support the Center for Teaching and Learning to design and develop research oriented towards innovation in teaching and learning.

School of Education could decide to cancel or keep this call open until a suitable candidate for the postdoctoral position is found.

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