Postdoctoral Position Opening

We are hiring a post-doc to work with our research group on the CAL project funded by the US Dept of Education! The position focuses on methodology and quantitative analysis of a large impact study of an early childhood computer science curriculum. See full posting here.

Contact Us


The DevTech Research Group is located in
the Eliot-Pearson Dept. of Child Study & Human Development.
Director: Prof. Marina Umaschi Bers, PhD
marina.bers@tufts.edu
Lab Manager: Jessica Blake-West
jessica.blake_west@tufts.edu  
DevTech Email: devtech@tufts.edu 
DevTech Phone Number: 617-627-3396

The DevTech Lab is located at Room #130 in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University, 105 College Ave in Medford, MA 02155.

Finding Eliot-Pearson Building

If you’re taking the T:You can either take the Red line to Davis Square and take the 94 bus to College Ave @ Boston Ave, or the Green line to Lechmere and take the 80 bus to College Ave @ Boston Ave.

If you’re driving: Follow these directions to the Eliot-Pearson Building.  If you need parking: For cars, there is $8/day all day parking at the cousins Gym Parking Lot at 360 College Ave, Medford. You can also find card-or-cash metered spots on College Ave (these can be paid hourly, or for $5 you can park all day until midnight). For bikes, there is a free bike rack located outside the front entrance to the building.

Finding the DevTech Lab: When you walk into the Eliot-Pearson building, go through the glass double-door entrance. Go straight through another set of double red doors that leads to a hallway, then walk through a third set of double doors and take a left past the vending machines.  We are located inside of Room#129. There will be signs posted to help you find our lab, which is Room #130.

Tufts Students

Internship Opportunities for Summer 2021

We are done accepting applications for Summer 2021 Internships. If still interested in involvement, please look at applying for the fall!

Internship Opportunities for Fall 2021

DevTech Research Group is also accepting applications for Fall 2021 Interns! Our main project for the fall will be the CAL project. For CAL, we will have two intensive assessment periods: Pre-Curriculum and Post-Curriculum, which will fall at the beginning and end of the Fall semester. All interns will be a part of the Assessment Team during these times and will be expected to devote all hours to assessing CAL students (children ages 5-8). If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out this short application form. For questions, please email Jessica.blake_west@tufts.edu.

High School Students


Thank you for your interest in the DevTech Internship! We love to have motivated high school students intern with us and we can offer letters of recommendation for college. As a DevTech intern you will be able to work on projects that will promote the use of coding and robotics for young children’s learning in different contexts. If you want to learn more about our research, please check out our website http://sites.tufts.edu/devtech/. We are currently conducting interdisciplinary research that integrates learning technologies, such as KIBO and ScratchJr, with neuroscience, linguistics, and socio-emotional learning. If interested, please contact jessica.blake_west@tufts.edu.