online by submitting a curriculum vitae; a cover letter;
names of professional references, and writing sample.
Review of applications begins May 8, 2015. Position is open
At UC Davis, a postdoctoral scholar is one who trains under the
direction of a (research) mentor in a substantial full-time
program of advance research and training beyond the doctoral
level, in preparation of an independent career. Postdoctoral
shoals may expect the opportunity for collaborative and
independent research and publications as determined by mutual
agreement with their mentor.
A postdoctoral scholar is responsible for: 1) formative
assessment in mathematics, current status and future
developments; 2) developing and field testing a computer-based
assessment and accommodation system for English language
learners; 3) Evaluating the effectiveness of a Write program for
improving ELL students writing proficiency.
Postdoctoral scholar will also be responsible for researching
schools for participation and meeting coordination of schools
related to the projects. This position also includes
surveying and test development.
The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for writing sections
of the annual reports and other reports and revising and
formatting these reports and submitting them to the grant
agencies. The position also involves assisting PI in writing new
The preferred candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant field (data
sciences, education, program evaluation, social research methods)
and demonstrate excellence in some or all of the following areas:
High level of experience with quantitative statistical
software programs such SPSS, SAS, HLM, and SEM (e.g., EQS).
Experience with survey development and electronic
administration (e.g. Survey Monkey)
Excellent writing skills particularly in areas of research
Familiarity with grant proposal writing
Experience in project coordination (preferred)
A complete application should include cover letter, CV and the
names and addresses of three references and writing sample.
Position is open until filled, however initial review date is May
Appointment Start Date/Salary
The appointment may begin as early as May 18, 2015 and would
continue until May 17, 2016, renewable pending review and
available funding. Salary range is commensurate with experience