Dear all,


CAUSE Research is hiring a part-time Graduate Research Assistant this summer.  A current PhD student with demonstrated interest in statistics education research is strongly preferred.  Position until filled, excerpt of position description below.  Would you please share the following advertisement in your network? 


Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to me (Matt;


Applicants: please visit >> choose “Staff & Technical Service” >> search “Req #0000031210”


All the best,


Matt Beckman
Associate Research Professor | Penn State University
co-Associate Director for Research | CAUSE (







The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education is a national organization whose mission is to support the advancement of undergraduate statistics education (  We seek to hire a graduate student as part-time Research Assistant for the Summer 2022, academic period.


The research assistant will assist CAUSE Research leadership to assist efforts on revamping the resources on the website and support infrastructure for all who would like to get involved in Statistics and Data Science Education Research. Such infrastructure may include, but is not limited to: (*) clearinghouse of information about grants awarded for statistics education research from various funding bodies & tools for researchers who wish to access such funding themselves; (*) infrastructure to connect research participants to statistics education researchers leveraging the existing CAUSE Institutional Member pool; (*) resources to connect researchers to relevant materials across related disciplines such as special interest groups across professional organizations (e.g., ASA SDSE Section, MAA RUME, ACM SIGCSE, IASE) and associated conferences, journals (including special issues), and resources; (*) curated literature “playlists” to give recommendations for start-up reading on various topics–e.g., 6-8 papers including seminal works and major milestones related to significant research topics in statistics education, major works by prolific authors and thought leaders in the field, etc. The research assistant will work closely with CAUSE personnel including the interim Research Page Curator, webmaster, and Associate Directors for Research. Hours, wage, and anticipated period of employment are variable.  


Qualifications include: (*) Demonstrated interest in research closely related to statistics education or data science education, (*) familiarity with statistics & data science education research, literature, conferences, etc., (*) strong preference for PhD candidate or recent PhD graduate, (*) reliable, independent worker, (*) available to meet/collaborate remotely during business hours in Eastern (UTC -4:00) and Atlantic (UTC -3:00) time zones. 



To apply, please visit >> choose “Staff & Technical Service” >> search “Req #0000031210”