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Secondary Education Department Vacancy

Secondary Education Department Vacancy


The Secondary Education department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor with a secondary science education background beginning fall 2014. We are especially interested in candidates with interest and experience integrating science with mathematics and technology. Successful candidate will support NCATE accredited undergraduate and graduate courses in middle/secondary science education, including those focusing on pedagogical theory and methodology; incorporate assessment, technology, and an understanding of diversity into assigned courses; support pre-service practicum experiences; conduct research suitable for publication; participate in student academic advising, committee work, and public service activities (total workload will be equivalent to 12 credit hours each semester). Opportunities to teach undergraduate and graduate elementary science education courses within the Department of Curriculum & Instruction may also be available, depending on need and desire.

Required Qualifications: Certification in Secondary Science Education; three years' experience teaching science at a Secondary level (7-12); Doctorate (ABD considered) relevant to Science Education from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with public school faculty, administrators and parents; experience teaching science education courses at the college level; knowledge and experience with assessment and diverse populations; experience in field based programs; involvement in professional organizations and professional development activities; ability to use technology to support instruction; current and active scholarship initiative.

Application review begins December 1, 2013 and continues until position is filled. To apply for this vacancy, visit, posting No. 0600496.

Media contact:

Alexandra Jacobs Wilke, Office of Public Affairs, (315) 267-2918