Research Assistant Opportunity in STEM Education

Dr. Linna Li and Dr. Hyowon Ban are currently working on a multidisciplinary research project titled “Improving STEM Education by Integrating Geospatial Technologies into K-8 Mathematics Curriculum.” The goals of this project are to design, develop, implement, and assess a set of instructional materials that integrate geospatial science and technologies into K-8 math curriculum to improve teachers’ knowledge of GIScience in STEM education and children’s mathematics learning abilities. We are looking for paid research assistants with GIScience knowledge and skills who are experienced in using qualitative and quantitative methods to analyze survey and interview data. The job duties include: literature study (searching for relevant literature and writing a literature review), data management (using MS Office), and data analysis (using SPSS, R or other statistical software for quantitative analysis and/or NVivo for qualitative analysis). The selected research assistants will have an opportunity to be a co-author of a journal article when the work is published. This position is available immediately. If you are interested, please send your resume and a statement of interest to Dr. Li and Dr. Ban. Your statement of interest should describe your qualification for this position.