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Assistant Professor of Science Education

Assistant Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Applications are now being accepted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for an assistant professor of elementary science education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education. The department is committed to preparing teachers for tomorrow’s communities with an emphasis on STEM education, innovation, equity and reflection. The tenure-leading position will be focused on serving preservice elementary teachers as well as graduate students, who are often in-service teachers, in master’s and doctoral programs. View details of the position and apply at: Review of applications will begin on NOVEMBER 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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Questions should be directed via email to Dr. Elizabeth Lewis,, Elementary Science Education Search Committee Chair

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Assistant Professor of Science Education at San Diego State University

Assistant Professor at San Diego State University

San Diego State University’s School of Teacher Education (STE) and the Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE) invite applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-line faculty position with a start date of August 2020. We are searching for a STEM educator with a focus in Science Education to join our collaborative group of teacher educators. SDSU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. SDSU’s Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE, provides a unique environment to encourage and support research collaboration among faculty in the College of Education and the College of Sciences. Applications received by November 15, 2019 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, please visit the following site:

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For more information, please contact search chairs Drs. Donna L. Ross ( and Meredith Vaughn (

Assistant Professor of Science Education

Assistant Professor at Longwood University

The Department of Chemistry and Physics and the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Science Education to begin August 2020. Primary teaching responsibilities include secondary science education courses for teacher candidates and science courses in the candidate's area of expertise (biology, chemistry, environmental science, or physics). Teaching on campus will be complemented by the supervision of student teachers placed in Virginia classrooms (grades 6-12). For additional information and to apply for this position, please visit

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Ben Campbell

Science Education Faculty

Assistant Professor at Washington State University

The Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education at Washington State University seeks applicants with experience and interest in science education for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2020. The candidate will have an earned doctorate in science education, a science discipline, learning sciences, or a related field with an emphasis in science education and a demonstrated commitment to scholarly activity. Responsibilities include conduct scholarly research in science education; pursue external funding to support research agenda; advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students; develop and maintain partnerships in STEM education; teach undergraduate science methods courses and/or graduate science education courses; and engage in service activities at a variety of levels. For more information go to:

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Andy Cavagnetto Associate Professor of Science Education Washington State University

Assistant Professor in Secondary Science Education

Iowa State University

The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in Secondary Science Education at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of August 16, 2020. For more details and to apply, please visit the following site: The application deadline is October 15, 2019.

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Should you have any questions, please contact the search committee chair (E.J. Bahng) at

Associate/Full Professor Position in Science Education (Teacher Education) Fenton Wayne Robnett Endowed Professor in Secondary Education

Associate/Full Professor at The University of Texas at Arlington

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for appointment to a 9-month tenure track position eligible (endowed professorship eligible at the level of Full Professor) in Science Education/teacher education beginning Fall 2020. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers undergraduate teacher certification programs in elementary, elementary bilingual and ESL, middle level, secondary, and special education. An expanding offering of on-campus and online certification, endorsements, and master’s degree programs in areas such as literacy, mathematics, and science education with additional online programs in the planning stages are also provided.

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Dr. Daniel Robinson, Chair The University of Texas at Arlington College of Education Department of Curriculum & Instruction

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Assistant Professor of Science Education, tenure track

Assistant Professor at University of Georgia

The Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Science Education to begin August 2020. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment. Applications received by October 18, 2019 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled. Please see attachment for details about the position. All materials should be uploaded electronically to Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Julie Kittleson (

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Dr. Julie Kittleson (

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Instructional Materials Development

BSCS Science Learning

BSCS Science Learning (BSCS) has immediate openings for one or more instructional materials developers with expertise in science education to work on two large-scale instructional materials development (IMD) projects we have underway. These could be filled with full-time or part-time staff.

  • The High School Biology Revision project is revising our flagship high school biology program for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). In addition to implementing the three-dimensional approach to science learning envisioned by the NGSS, this program will focus on the development of literacy skills in the context of scientific texts and on support for emergent multilingual learners.
  • The OpenSciEd project is developing a three-year middle school science curriculum for the NGSS. Information about this project is available at
We seek motivated, creative individuals who share our mission of improving science teaching and learning through research-driven innovation.

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Please visit for more information on these positions. To Apply: Applicants should send a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae to Please put Instructional Materials Developer in the subject line. In your cover letter, please include your interest and qualifications in the position and indicate the following: (1) Desired type of employment (full-time or part-time); (2) in which of the following levels and disciplines you feel qualified to develop high-quality instructional materials: middle school physical science, middle school life science, middle school earth/space science, high school life science; and (3) your willingness to relocate to Colorado Springs, if you currently reside outside the area. We will review complete applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled.

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Assistant or Associate Professor Chemistry Education

Western Washington University

The successful candidate will enhance our existing strengths in undergraduate education and science teacher preparation, and will teach chemistry courses as well as K-12 science teacher preparation courses in SMATE. The teaching assignment will be distributed evenly between chemistry and SMATE. This person must be committed to quality undergraduate education and teacher preparation. They must also be committed to fulfilling teaching responsibilities in ways that support an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program involving undergraduate and M.S. students, preferably one that emphasizes science education and supports active collaborations within and between the SMATE and Chemistry programs. This faculty member will also be expected to participate in service activities, including departmental committees and student advising.

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Tenure Track Science Education Faculty

Associate Professor at California State University, Long Beach

The Science Education Department at California State University Long Beach is accepting applications for a tenure track position at the rank of an assistant professor. This new hire will be joining 6 tenure track Science Education faculty in teaching a highly diverse student population. We are excited to expand and welcome a new faculty member to our ranks. Find out more about the department at and more about the position at Applications are being accepted now with review of candidates starting October 15th.

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Science Education Department Chair (Laura Henriques – or the Search Chair (Susan Gomez Zwiep –

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