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Scheller Teacher Education Program
MA, United States
3 days ago
Los Angeles, CA, US
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Scheller Teacher Education Program
Massachusetts, United States
3 days ago


Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds, like yours. If you’re motivated, want to be part of a unique, multicultural, collaborative, and inclusive community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

Information on MIT’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement can be found at the bottom of this posting.

ASSESSMENT SCIENTIST, Comparative Media Studies/Writing-MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program (MIT-STEP), to design cutting-edge authentic assessments for high school project-based learning math curricula and study how these help educators and students understand what learning is taking place.  Responsibilities include designing and validating assessments for project-based learning math units both in tandem with curriculum design and for already designed lessons; leading and supporting studies using mixed methodology for design-based research; coordinating with partner schools and institutions; adapting and creating research instruments; working with a design collaborative of researchers, educators, students, and designers to create authentic assessments for formative and summative learning; and publishing articles/reports for scholarly and practitioner communities. 

 is a leader in designing for and integrating educational technology into K-12 classrooms.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT requires COVID-19 vaccination and booster for all MIT employees who work in the United States. New employees must be fully vaccinated, including the booster, before their date of hire; if not eligible for the booster at date of hire, they must receive the booster within 2 weeks after becoming eligible. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information may be found at:


REQUIRED: earned doctorate in assessment design, psychometrics, learning analytics, educational data mining, learning sciences, instructional design, cognitive psychology or related area; expertise in assessment design with a focus on open-ended projects for middle to high school students; expertise in mixed methods with a focus on design-based research; experience designing and executing playful authentic assessments; knowledge of and experience with project-based learning at the high school level; research design experience; interest in advancing excellence and equity in education through improving classroom learning; excellent communication and technical skills; and ability to work independently and contribute to an interdisciplinary team.  PREFERRED:  at least five years’ assessment design experience, experience as an educator in formal or informal education with middle or high school youth, knowledge of and experience with high school math education, experience with data visualizations and data analytics, and ability to work on ever-evolving projects.  Job #20346

When safe, some U.S. travel will be required.

This is a temporary, on-site, twelve-month position with the possibility of renewal depending upon funding.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 61040678
  • Location:
    Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Assessment Scientist
  • Company Name: Scheller Teacher Education Program
  • Job Function: Research and Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Experience: Ph.D + Exp
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $73,000.00 - $83,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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