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Postdoctoral Associate – University of Minnesota

Postdoctoral Associate at University of Minnesota

The Cotner lab seeks a post-doc for 1-2 years (or more, pending funding). The selected candidate will (1) serve as the scientific consultant on a Phase II “Serious STEM Games” project (NSF funded), to develop educational games centered on metabolism; (2) teach Biology 1003 in Spring 2018 (department funded); (3) conduct Biology Education Research aligned with personal and PI goals (PI funded).   I'd love this individual to start in May, but can be flexible. I'll begin reviewing applications March 20. Job posting: https://cbs.umn.edu/academics/departments/btl/hiring/cotner-postdoc-associate Lab website: https://cbs.umn.edu/cotner-lab Applicants can apply by: 1) Visiting http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ 2) Clicking on the tab in the center of the page that corresponds to their situation 3) Searching Job ID# 316032

Education, Outreach and Diversity Manager

Higher Education Policy Commission

Under the general oversight of the Director of Science and Research, the EOD Manager is responsible for education, outreach and diversity programs associated with the Division’s grants;  assists with analysis and management of the Research Challenge fund and the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) as well as program implementation, evaluation and special projects;  assists in managing other research program activities as assigned; develops progress reports; prepares communications to the Science and Research Council, the Higher Education Policy Commission and other audiences;  and assists in the preparation of infrastructure proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF) which may include initial concept, writing, editing, budget preparation and management, both pre- and post-award.  Produces the Neurite, a STEM magazine for 8th-12th grade students throughout West Virginia.

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Submit all information electronically via e-mail with “Education, Outreach and Diversity Manager” in the subject line to: Ms. Vickie Hairston, Human Resources Representative, Sr. at hepc.hr@wvhepc.edu.

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics Education Research

University of Central Florida

The Chini Physics Education Research Group at the University of Central Florida explores the implementation of evidence-based teaching practices at diverse institutions and with a variety of student populations. Current projects include 1) exploring differences in the success of studio-mode instruction across institutions and 2) investigating the experiences of students with executive function disorders in active learning physics and chemistry courses and improving those experiences through instructor training on Universal Design for Learning. More details are available at http://physics.cos.ucf.edu/chiniperg. The successful candidate will collaborate on existing projects and have some freedom to lead new research directions. Duties will include qualitative and/or quantitative data collection and analysis, preparing manuscripts for physics and STEM education journals, presenting at related conferences, and supporting graduate and undergraduate physics education researchers. Opportunities to teach are likely available if desired.

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Please contact Jackie Chini at jchini@ucf.edu.

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OwlTeach Master Teacher

Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track at Kennesaw State University

The primary responsibility of this nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position include teaching or co-teaching undergraduate science education courses and supervising the field experiences of secondary science education candidates as Master Teacher in the OwlTeach program http://owlteach.kennesaw.edu/. The successful candidate may also be assigned to teach other education or science courses. Additional responsibilities include serving on committees related to education for OwlTeach, the department, the college, and the university as well as active involvement in teacher education and community outreach related to science education. Candidates should possess experience with reform-based science education pedagogy, strong organizational and mentoring skills, ability to recruit candidates into the science teaching profession and a dedication to mentoring both preservice and in-service science teachers.

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Michael Dias, Ph.D. Associate Professor Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology 370 Paulding Ave, MD 1202 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA 30144 mdias@kennesaw.edu 470-578-2217

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Inclusive Elementary Education

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Colorado Springs-College of Education

Faculty in the BA IEE teach courses, advise students, conduct relevant research, seek grant funding, engage in continuous program review and development, participate in campus and community service, and may collaborate in team-teaching.

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Peggy J. Laney Executive Assistant to the Dean/Human Resources Liaison UCCS College of Education 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway | Columbine Hall 3026 Colorado Springs, CO 80918 | 719-255-3927 | planey@uccs.edu

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Senior Lecturer

Master's Degree at Texas State University

The successful candidate will join a collaborative group of General Science instructors and teach 2 undergraduate science content courses, one which is earth-science based and one which is life-science based, to future elementary teachers. Both of these are required classes which have an associated weekly lab taught by a graduate student. Class size is small (24 students) so that the instructor can model how to teach by inquiry. There is an availability to teach summer sessions.

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Maureen Lemke lemke@txstate.edu

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Project WILD Director

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the AFWA Project WILD program including management of the Project WILD staff, Coordination with Project WILD State Coordinators, and stewardship of existing Project WILD brands. The person will be responsible for inspiring and leading Project WILD's diverse audiences, developing new learning platforms, and addressing contemporary needs in wildlife education associated with emerging pressures on wildlife populations.

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John Lord, Director of Operations jlord@fishwildlife.org.

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Elementary Science Teacher Educator

Assistant Professor at University of North Dakota

The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of North Dakota is seeking applicants for a Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education Science Teacher Educator Position. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level students, maintaining a scholarly research agenda, providing service to the department, college, university, and professional community.

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Dr. Bonni Gourneau, Associate Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, PO Box 7189, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7189. Phone: (701) 777-2920 Fax: (701) 777-3246. E-mail: und.tl@und.edu

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Master Teacher, NevadaTeach

University of Nevada, Reno

The Colleges of Education and Science at the University of Nevada, Reno invite applications for a Master Teacher position with the NevadaTeach program. Through this program, UNR students earning degrees in science or mathematics will be simultaneously prepared to pursue careers in teaching science or mathematics at the secondary (7th – 12th grade) level. In filling this position, we are seeking an individual who has a demonstrated passion for teaching science, mathematics, and/or engineering at the secondary level and who is able to guide novice teachers in creating model classrooms that exemplify the 21st century learning environment and the Nevada Academic Content Standards (NVACS). The successful candidate will have experience in a leadership role among teachers through mentoring, coaching, or administrative positions and will possess the ability to build strong collaborations between the university and local school districts.

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For more details and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/23221.

Environmental Education, Assistant Professor

Florida Gulf Coast University

Environmental Education, Assistant Professor The Environmental Education, Assistant Professor will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, be involved in course and curriculum development, develop a program of research/scholarship, and participate on College and University committees and initiatives. Engages in teaching, research and service activities commensurate with expectations for faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences. Teaches courses that contribute to the general education program (e.g., BSC 1051C Environmental Biology of Southwest Florida, EVR 1001C Environmental Science) as well as upper division courses that contribute to the Environmental Education concentration in the B.A. Environmental Studies program. For additional information about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit us at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/3210. Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you! FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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