Job Description

EdLab at the Gottesman Libraries envisions, designs, and pilots knowledge projects for a fundamentally different education sector that is attuned to the emerging post-industrial, information-based, globally-connected world. EdLab is organized in small flexible multi-disciplinary teams that collaborate to develop and deliver products and services of distinction.

Postdoctoral research scientists draw on their prior professional experience to invent, manage, and assess a range of new functions and services as part of the overall research program designed to create a rich environment for self-directed and social learning in the library and beyond.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and instrument infrastructure to facilitate data collection and analysis
  • Identify quantitative markers of user experience
  • Create and conduct experiments to inform research
  • Process and analyze results and data
  • Communicate ongoing work and findings to the education research community via published papers, conference presentations, and other EdLab venues
  • Work with engineering and product teams to help define user experience goals and metrics
  • Influence design decisions by communicating findings
  • Collaborate with academia/industry to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices

This is a one-year appointment with possibility for renewal. For more information, visit the full post here: