Post-Doctoral Research Associate Positions on Student Motivation and Engagement

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We are pleased to announce 3 post-doctoral positions that may be of interest to motivation scholars. 

Two of these positions are part of a collaborative NSF project among Michigan State University (Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia & Jennifer Schmidt), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Gwen Marchand), and WestEd (Christopher Harris). We are seeking two post-doctoral research associates to work with us on the development and implementation of a professional learning model for science teachers to learn how to support student motivation and engagement in the context of science instruction. Please apply for the UNLV position here and the MSU position here

The third position is for a post-doctoral research associate in educational psychology at Michigan State University to work with Drs. Jennifer Schmidt and Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia on a variety of research projects focused on student motivation and engagement. The post-doctoral research associate will also have the opportunity to teach 2-4 courses per academic year to develop his or her teaching and mentoring skills. The position can be accessed here.

We encourage applicants to apply for multiple positions. Questions can also be directed to Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia (, Jennifer Schmidt (, and Gwen Marchand (

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