The Institute offers innovation grants to Michigan State University (MSU) faculty in the colleges of Education, Natural Science, Engineering and/or Lyman-Briggs to pursue initial work in an area of STEM education research that has strong potential to receive external funding. Proposed projects should have already been submitted and reviewed by an external funder within the last 12 months. The external proposal must have received reviews that suggest the likelihood of funding on resubmission if supported by an LPF-CMP Grant.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: CREATE for STEM New Innovation Seed Grants
Purpose: The Institute offers innovation seed grants to Michigan State University (MSU) faculty in the colleges of Education, Natural Science, Engineering and/or Lyman-Briggs to pursue initial collaborative efforts and pilot studies that will lead to the development of a new proposals for significant external funding. Proposed projects should be new collaborations or innovation and research efforts that have not previously been submitted for funding.
The Department of Chemistry is currently searching for an academic specialist whose responsibilities will include undergraduate advising, program administration and assessment, and participation in team teaching of CEM 425-Chemistry Communication, a Tier II writing course for the Chemistry BA program. This position requires a Ph.D. in Education, Chemistry, or a related field (for example, another scientific discipline).
The National Science Foundation is seeking applications for a one- to two-year position as a program officer in science education to join the Education and Human Resources directorate, Division for Research in Learning in Formal and Informal Settings. The job posting can be found here: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494808400. The closing date for applications for this position is 4/23/18.
The Automated Analysis of Constructed Response (AACR) Research Group (www.msu.edu/~aacr) in the CREATE4STEM Institute at Michigan State University is seeking candidates to fill a one-year, 12 month (with possible additional years) Research Associate position in STEM teaching and learning.
Applications are invited for four post-doctoral (fixed term) research associates in the CREATE for STEM Institute at Michigan State University. The successful candidate(s) will provide leadership for all aspects of three research projects housed in CREATE (Collaborative Research in Education, Assessment and Teaching Environments).
Responsibilities include working in coordination with the director of CREATE and other faculty to:
* develop, implement and revise curriculum materials for 6 – 12 science education