Research and Funding Opportunities

Current Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral Associate: Development of a new critical thinking assessment in ecology 

Applications are invited for a fulltime post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) at Cornell University. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the design and evaluation of a new assessment for students’ critical thinking skills in ecology lab and field courses. The assessment is modeled after an existing instrument for physics labs (Physics Lab Inventory of Critical thinking or PLIC). The successful candidate will collaborate with Dr. Smith (in EEB) and Dr. Holmes (in Physics) to carry out the work. Please see the full job posting online for more information:

Graduate Fellowships

  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Program - Research-based fields of education are eligible if the major field of study is listed above and is used to describe the Ph.D. or Sc.D. program of the applicant (e.g., sociology of education, anthropology and education).
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - "STEM Education and Learning" listed with a specific deadline