Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
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POSTDOCTORIAL LEARNING DESIGNER, Comparative Media Studies/Writing-MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program (MIT-STEP), to design high school project-based learning geometry math curricula. Responsibilities include the design and development of two high school math project-based learning geometry units; maintaining a design collaborative of researchers, learning designers, educators, and students; leading and supporting studies using mixed methodology for design-based research; coordinating with partner schools and institutions; adapting and creating research instruments; and publishing articles/reports for scholarly and practitioner communities.
MIT-STEP is a leader in designing for and integrating educational technology into K-12 classrooms.
REQUIRED: ABD or earned doctorate in the learning sciences, instructional design, math education, or related area; at least two years’ experience in curriculum design; expertise leading a design collaborative composed of multiple stakeholder who work together to create student and teacher facing education materials; expertise in high school math education, project-based learning, and mixed methods with a focus on design-based research; interest in advancing excellence and equity in education through improving classroom learning; excellent communication skills; and ability to work independently and contribute to an interdisciplinary team. PREFERRED: experience as an educator in formal or informal education with middle or high school youth, an approach to learning design as a space to bring joy and fun into learning experiences, desire for equity within education, and ability to work on ever-evolving projects. Job #20345
When safe, some U.S. travel will be required.
This is a temporary, twelve-month position.