The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a position for an Assistant Professor of Learning Analytics in the Learning Sciences program of the Department of Educational Psychology.
Applications are due October 15!
We’re looking for someone whose work reflects a strong emphasis on learning analytics grounded in the learning sciences, including one or more of the following areas:
- Models of learning processes based on current theories of learning.
- Applications of learning analytics in the context of technology-based learning environments.
- Learning analytics applied to school based, out-of-school, and other learning contexts.
- Learning analytics applied to important issues in the field of education, including but not limited to: diversity, educational disparities, achievement, development of 21st century skills, processes of learning, and other aspects of the learning sciences.
This is a unique opportunity for someone with a research focus on methodological issues that arise from the intersection of learning analytics and the learning sciences, or other analytic approaches analyzing learning through the investigation of large-scale data.
The Department of Educational Psychology has consistently been ranked the #1 Department of Educational Psychology and the School of Education is ranked as the #1 public School of Education in the US. The Learning Sciences Program has 4 core and 7 affiliated faculty members, 3 of whom work on Learning Analytics, and more than $18m in external funding. The Department and University provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with strong values on diversity, collaborative and interdisciplinary research, innovative and impactful work, and rigorous scholarship.
Madison is a great university setting, and we take mentoring and faculty development very, very seriously.
More information about the position (including instructions for applying) can be found at: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/502162/assistant-professor-of-learning-sciences.