Learning/Cognitive Scientist Tier 1 Performance Solutions
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TiER1 Performance Solutions helps organizations use knowledge to improve performance. From holistic strategy to custom learning solutions, creative communications to effective training programs (plus the tools and technologies to support it all), we've partnered with over 200 of the world's best organizations to deliver the knowledge needed to enable success.
Essentially we work to help our clients build happier, healthier more educated employees through a blend of creative, engaging and compelling solutions including elearning, instructor-led training and game-based learning applications. Make sense? Maybe a visual will help - view our demo here: http://bit.ly/tier1demo.
We are a fun workplace with a collaborative culture, casual dress code and a policy of open communication from the top, down. If you want to go to work each day and love what you do (not to mention get along with the people you work with), TiER1 could be the right place for you.
A research leader in the area of cognitive science with a focus on interactive learning environments, simulations, and/or human performance modeling. Someone who enjoys doing research while at the same time delivering applied solutions to the military and private industry. You have a passion for writing award-winning research proposals and leading the technical delivery of the project. You have a deep theory-based foundation in cognition and learning sciences, but thrive in the practical delivery of solutions that immediately engage learners. You keep abreast of the technology tools for authoring interactive content. You may not be the expert at any one of the technology tools, but know when and how to use them to deliver the best experience for the learner. You enjoy writing on human performance and learning sciences topics as well as presenting your research in front of regional and national audiences.
TiER1 is looking for an energetic, entrepreneurial, "smart but humble" Research Scientist who can deliver innovative solutions to the military and award-winning Fortune 500 clients. The position is one half research and one half solution delivery. It?s highly collaborative in nature, working with our technology and creative teams to deliver solutions that increase the level of learner engagement and overall performance. The right individual should?
Be a well-balanced researcher who has high-quality personal relationships in learning, cognition, and education.
Be well-respected and trusted professionally and very likable personally.
Be equally comfortable in leading a team in the execution of a project and delivery of a solution as they are interacting with senior executives and creating a vision for potential solutions.
Be capable of both big-picture thinking and detailed task execution.
Align well with the TiER1 culture which means they should enjoy collaborative work, be disciplined but entrepreneurial and creative, place a high value on personal relationships and the opportunity to impact people, have very high personal standards of excellence, and value the creation of value for others.
A Ph.D. in cognitive science, education, computer science, experimental psychology, instructional design, information sciences, or similar field.
Experience with human performance modeling/cognitive modeling research and tools.
Experience with authoring tools and related software for the purpose of producing multimedia education and training applications (e.g., Captivate, Articulate, RapidBuilder, Flash, etc.)
Familiarity with state-of-the-art in 2D and 3D authoring tools for developing virtual environments and interactive digital characters.
Experience with ADL SCORM and ADA Section 508 compliance requirements.
Demonstrated ability to publish in journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings.
Demonstrated ability to write award winning research proposals, technical reports, and grant applications.
Demonstrated ability to lead research grants.
Strong written and presentation skills.
Previous government security clearance or ability to obtain one.
Location tbd; Postdoctoral opportunity
also available in collaboration with a research university if interested.
||6 East 5th Street |
Covington, KY 41011
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