Job ID: 221552

Postdoctoral associate

The George Washington University

  • Sep. 17, 2023
  • Postdoctoral associate
  • Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • The George Washington University
    Washington, D.C.
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Education Systems & Design

The George Washington University has multiple initiatives focused on training the next generation of engineers for advanced technologies. To support these efforts, we are looking for a postdoctoral scholar with expertise in outreach and assessment that can be applied to cutting edge technical fields for professions with substantial needs in workforce training and development. We are seeking candidates in the area of educational program assessment and outreach to support two main projects: (1) a multi-institutional effort that will develop new artificial intelligence technologies designed to promote trust and mitigate risks, while simultaneously empowering and educating the public and (2) another multi-institutional project to create pathways for people to become engineers and scientists with skills relevant for the naval enterprise. 

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • has substantial experience in designing, executing, and/or assessing educational or workforce training projects or programs.
  • has expertise in program evaluation methods, for example with the development and application of logic models.
  • is well-versed in impactful theories of change related to education and/or workforce development.
  • has good time management and organizational skills.
  • is a great communicator (written and oral).
  • likes working collaboratively on a multi-faceted team.
  • is enthusiastic about achieving diversification for workforces and STEM disciplines.
  • has a PhD or similar in engineering education, education, human development, or similar.

Located in the heart of urban Washington, DC, the labs and offices supporting these programs are in the state-of-the-art Science & Engineering Hall. We are a short metro ride or drive away from numerous government laboratories and funding agencies. Our Virginia Science & Technology Campus is located in the heart of northern Virginia’s technology corridor.

Interested candidates should initially send a cover letter and CV to

  • The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer committed to maintaining a nondiscriminatory, harassment–free, diverse work and education environment. The university does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of protected characteristics or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law in any of its programs, activities, or employment practices.

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Contact Information

  • Sabrina Drass
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    The George Washington University
    800 22nd St NW
    Washington, D.C. 20052
  • 202-994-8436

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