Duties & Responsibilities
The Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) at Harvard University invites applications from MA and Ph.D. level scholars with exceptional learning science, learning technology, educational data mining skills and relevant backgrounds in psychology, statistics, computer science, economics, political science or related fields to advance higher education through Harvard's ongoing research on assessing and improving residential, blended, and open digital learning environments.
This position is open for either a Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist level based on applicants' qualifications and experience.
Although specific projects will evolve based on the data analytics and research needs of the University as well as the expertise and interests of the Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist, specific responsibilities include:
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
Master's degree in in psychology, learning science, education, data science, computer science, sociology, economics, political science or a related field. Five or more years of experience in educational research. Education or academic project experience may count towards years' experience.
Office of the President and Provost
USA - MA - Cambridge
VPAL - Research
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Appointment End Date
Full time - Mon. - Fri. 35hrs./wk.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.