Dr. Yasemin Copur-Gencturk at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California is seeking one or two postdoctoral fellows to work on several projects on teacher learning mathematics for teaching. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in mathematics education or learning sciences who wishes to develop learning materials and analyze data using qualitative and/or quantitative methods. Candidates should have experience and interest in mathematics teacher education and the ability to work with complex data sets. The position is based in the Rossier School of Education and has a flexible start date.

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to collaborate with Dr. Copur-Gencturk and prominent scholars in the fields of education, computer science, and measurement to create learning materials, investigate the necessary conditions for learning, and collect and analyze data, and write research articles. To learn more about the projects, please visit Dr. Copur-Gencturk’s research website.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample manuscripts, and the contact information of three references. The appointment is for 1 year (12 months), with the possibility of extension to another year. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The annual base salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Learn more at the full position announcement—including application instructions—here.