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Instructor/Assistant Professor – STEM Education (full-time, temporary, 1 year)

Bridgewater State University

The Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Bridgewater State University invites applications for a full-time, temporary instructor with a focus on STEM education. Responsibilities include:
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate STEM education courses to a diverse population of early childhood and elementary education majors.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Supervise and mentor undergraduate and graduate practicum students.
  • Participate in the development of departmental curricula and contribute to the development of undergraduate and graduate initial and professional licensure programs.
  • Participate in department meetings, serve on faculty committees, support initiatives, and adhere to all institutional policies.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure course learning outcomes are aligned with department initiatives, assessments, and pre/corequisites.

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For more information and to apply, please see https://jobs.bridgew.edu/postings/23294

Assoc Project Director

UMass Boston

Our Wipro Science Education Fellowship program (Wipro SEF) has just received a $4 million grant to continue our work with teachers and district science coordinators (in 35 districts) and seven universities who facilitate the work.  We are looking for an Associate Project Director who is interested in teacher leadership and school district transformation and willing to be responsible for assisting the COSMIC Director in the fulfillment of all grant responsibilities, including project planning and coordination; managing and implementing project personnel and systems; internal and external compliance; and reporting.  A full description of the employment opportunity and the application can be found at Wipro SEF position.

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arthur.eisenkraft@umb.edu

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Science Education

Associate Professor at Louisiana State University

The School of Education in the College of Human Sciences and Education at Louisiana State University (LSU) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Associate Professor of Science Education. The position will be hired at the rank of associate professor with consideration of tenure based on level & years of experience. This individual will have (1) a strong research agenda & publication record in science/engineering teaching & learning at the precollege level, (2) a commitment to participating in LSU’s heavily field-based teacher preparation programs & to working with diverse populations in urban/rural settings, (3) a practiced ability to use & model excellent pedagogical skills & a willingness to mentor graduate students in science education, (4) a proven grant record, and (5) evidence of working relationships with science/engineering faculty. We seek a colleague who is interested in expanding our current programming to reach a diverse student body in new and innovative contexts.

Contact Info:

Laura H Choate, Ed.D., LPC Jo Ellen Levy Yates Endowed Professor, Counselor Education Interim Director, School of Education Acting Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Services College of Human Sciences and Education Louisiana State University lchoate@lsu.edu

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Research Associate

Horizon Research, Inc.

Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI), is a small research firm located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, specializing in research and evaluation work related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. HRI is currently seeking a candidate to fill a full-time, entry-level Research Associate position. The Research Associate will engage in a variety of research and evaluation tasks in the following areas: (1) Evaluation/Research Planning, (2) Instrument Development, (3) Data Collection, (4) Data Processing, (5) Data Analysis, (6) Summarizing Data, and (7) Reporting/Presentations.

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Gretchen Newman hr@horizon-research.com, 919-489-1725

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Physics Education

Lecturer at Towson University

Towson University's Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences seeks a two-year lecturer lasting from fall 2022 through spring 2024. Candidates are expected to have a graduate degree in physics education, science education, or a related field. The position requires teaching 12 contact hours of coursework weekly. The successful candidate will be able to teach physical science courses for elementary and early childhood education majors and physics lecture and lab courses for pre-professional programs. Application Procedure: Electronic applications are required. Apply by submitting a cover letter, a summary of your teaching philosophy, your curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. In your cover letter, please highlight your science education experience at all levels (K-16). Application materials and inquiries should be emailed to sciedsearch@towson.edu. Review of applications will begin July 11, 2022.

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Sciedsearch@towson.edu

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Primary Maths/STEM

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer at The Univesity of Queensland

An exciting opportunity for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (three positions available) to teach in the School’s Initial Primary Teacher Education programs (undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as perform administrative, service and leadership roles commensurate with their level of appointment. The successful appointees will have the capacity to pursue a strong and productive program of research relevant to the School’s existing and emerging research priorities and to supervise research students.

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https://uq.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/uqcareers/job/St-Lucia-Campus/Lecturer-Senior-Lecturer_R-12441-1

Professional Learning Specialist–Science- Contractor (All regions in US)

Amplify Education

Our Professional Learning Specialists deliver Professional Learning experiences and workshops that assist districts, schools, and teachers in planning for and implementing high-quality science instruction aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Your job will be to train and coach teachers to help them make the Amplify Science implementation a success in their classrooms inspiring both student learning and engagement. Contractors work remotely with travel in the region and are scheduled on an as-needed basis, but must be available during school hours across all US time zones. Availability mid-May through September highly preferred, with August availability required. Potential for year-round if desired. Responsibilities of the Professional Learning Specialist:

  • Facilitate initial training workshops and follow up strengthening workshops, both in-person and remote, for groups of up to 40 teachers
  • Conduct in-person and remote coaching sessions with smaller groups of teachers

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Post-Doctoral Scholar for National Science Foundation Funded Project

University of North Dakota

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of North Dakota (UND) seeks to hire a post-doctoral scholar, starting Fall 2022, to contribute to a multi-institution NSF-funded study. The project “Investigating how intensive and modest supports effect rural, elementary teachers’ science and engineering practice” aims to build foundational knowledge on the sustainability of targeted science and engineering instructional improvements in rural schools and the viability of extending these programs through the implementation of modest teacher supports. The project brings together a team of researchers from the University of North Dakota, University of Wyoming, Montana State University, and WestEd. This postdoctoral scholar will join the North Dakota-based research team led by Dr. Ryan Summers along with Dr. Julie Robinson. To Apply Follow this link to learn more information and apply: https://campus.und.edu/human-resources/careers/job-openings.html?title=Post%20Doctoral%20Research%20Fellow%20-%20College%20of%20Education%20and%20Human%20Development

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Please direct questions to Dr. Ryan Summers, Search Committee Chair at ryan.summers@und.edu.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

FAPESP

The University of São Paulo is a leading academic institution in Brazil and the School of Education is running a research project sponsored by FAPESP on Biodiversity Education. There is an open position for a 12-month long postdoctoral fellowship, starting September 2022. Candidates should be able to communicate in Portuguese (no full command needed) and apply no later than May 31st.

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Contact: Ms Daniela Borges ( tel +55 – 11- 2648-0619 / 3091-9127 ; e-mail: cgpfe@usp.br)

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