We are hiring: Kaneb Center Postdoctoral and Graduate Associates in Learning Research

Kaneb Center Postdoctoral and Graduate Associates in Learning Research


The ND Learning | Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence seeks graduate students and postdocs to serve as Kaneb Center Postdoctoral and Graduate Associates (PGAs) in the Research and Assessment for Learning (ReAL) Lab for the 2020-2021 academic year. The PGA will become acquainted with the fundamental concepts and core practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), an inquiry that examines the intersection of instruction and student learning across disciplines in higher education. 

A potential PGA would work with a team of faculty on course assessment, program/grant evaluation, conference proposals/presentations, and support articles for publication.  If hired you would participate in applied learning research and work toward submitting at least one co-authored article for publication, submitting a conference and/or grant proposal, and creating a culminating poster presentation or conducting faculty SoTL and assessment-related workshops. This position is an excellent opportunity to develop as a professional,  a teaching scholar-practitioner. For more information see the ReAL Lab blog at: https://kaneb.nd.edu/real/.


Throughout the academic year, PGAs contribute an average of 5 hours per week, scheduled

according to availability, and receive pay of $20/hour. They attend weekly meetings with Dr. G. Alex Ambrose, Director of Learning Research at Notre Dame Learning | Kaneb Center. 

Applicants should have completed one or more semesters of TAing or teaching, preferably at Notre Dame, before holding this position. Postdocs may be eligible; contact gambrose@nd.edu for more information. Advisor and DGS approval will be required before hiring is finalized. Applicants must be in residence during the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. 

To apply, please submit the information below to kaneb@nd.edu by 11:59pm, Wednesday April 27, 2020. Interviews will take place in late April and early May.

– Name

– Phone

– Email

– Department

– Current year in graduate school & anticipated year of graduation

– Paragraph describing your interest in this position

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