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Assistant Professor of Elementary Science Education

Georgia Southern University

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Science Education, Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Science Education, or a closely related field by August 1, 2018
  • Minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in science content and/or science pedagogy coursework
  • Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in grades P-5
  • A focused program of research and scholarship related to elementary (P-5) education, science education, or Critical Pedagogy
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with a diverse faculty and student body
  • A demonstrated commitment to Critical Pedagogy
  • Experience teaching science in grades P-8, with preference given to P-5
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in using technology in instruction, including experience teaching online courses
  • Experience with school-university partnerships, supervision of student teachers and/or practicum students, and knowledge of and experience with edTPA
  • Involvement in professional educational organizations at the local, state, or national level

Contact Info:

Applications and nominations should be sent to: Dr. Katie Brkich, Search Chair, Search #67544 Department of Elementary and Special Education Georgia Southern University PO Box 8134 Statesboro GA 30460-8134 Electronic mail: kbrkich@georgiasouthern.edu Telephone: (912) 478-7689

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ASTE Executive Director

ASTE

We are currently in the process of accepting applications and nominations for the position of Executive Director for the Association for Science Teacher Education. Individuals and/or teams of individuals can apply for this position. Support is provided by ASTE for the position including a yearly stipend, office expenses and travel to all meetings (including the summer board meeting). The Executive Director should be a member in good standing in ASTE and have excellent organizational skills. If applicable, this person should have strong institutional support for this position. Interested persons or teams should submit a letter of interest by April 15, 2018.  Full applications for the position are due by June 15th, 2018, and should include a letter of application, vita(s), and, if appropriate, a statement detailing institutional support. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.    

Contact Info:

Letters and applications should be emailed to Dr. Patricia “Tisha” Morrell, 2018 ASTE President and Chair of the Search Committee: morrell@up.edu.  For additional information please contact Tisha Morrell (morrell@up.edu, 503-943-8013).

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Instructional Technology

Assistant Professor at California State University, Fresno

The Department of Liberal Studies at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants with expertise in Educational Technology for a tenure-track, academic year faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2018. The successful candidate will join a dynamic cross-disciplinary team that is re-envisioning the Liberal Studies major to create a comprehensive, cohesive, and cutting-edge program to prepare outstanding teachers for grades PK-8. Faculty responsibilities will include the following: (a) participating on a team to redesign, develop, and teach Educational Technology courses in the Liberal Studies program, (b) teaching courses in graduate programs within the Kremen School of Education and Human Development (instructional formats include face-to-face, hybrid, and online); (c) engaging in research, publications, conference presentations, and grant writing; and (d) participating in service benefiting the Department, School, University, community, and profession.

Contact Info:

Dr. Roy M. Bohlin, Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Kremen School of Education and Human Development; Department of Curriculum and Instruction; 5005 North Maple Avenue, M/S ED2; Fresno, CA 93740-8025; Phone: 559.278.0245; E-mail: royb@csufresno.edu

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Assistant Director, Research Programs

Florida International University, STEM Transformation Institute

Florida International University’s STEM Transformation Institute has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director, Research Programs (see attachment). The successful candidate will provide overall project leadership and support for curriculum development and implementation within The Collaborative for Institutionalizing Scientific Learning at FIU, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Grant. The Assistant Director will work closely with discipline-based education research STEM faculty leading the project as well as with faculty implementing transformed science and mathematics curricula in university classes. This is multi-year grant-funded, time-limited appointment with funding for at least three years. The minimum salary is $50,000 per year, with additional compensation based on experience. Candidates with doctoral degree in science, science education, or related field is preferred, although strong candidates with a master’s degree or bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may apply. Please cover letter and resume to stem@fiu.edu.

Contact Info:

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Laird Kramer (305-348-6073/ Laird.Kramer@fiu.edu) or Rocio Benabentos (305-348-5946/ rbenaben@fiu.edu).

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education

Assistant or Associate at Florida International University

Florida International University’s Department of Teaching & Learning in the College of Arts, Sciences and Education invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education (see attached). Required background includes: Earned doctorate in science education or in a related field with expertise in science education research; Scholarly activity (grant funding, publications, etc.) commensurate with experience; Science teaching experience with preference given to those with at least 2 years teaching experience at the elementary and/or secondary level; Strong leadership and communication skills. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 512486 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research goals as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three (3) references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 11, 2017. Review will continue until the position is filled. 

Contact Info:

Zahra Hazari, zhazari@fiu.edu

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Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Assistant Professor at Drew University

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction or related field. 

The successful candidate must also be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: instructional methods, assessment, special education, English as a second language/bilingual education, math/science pedagogy. Preference will be given to candidates with experience as a successful middle and high school teacher/supervisor; experience with preparing teachers; a strong publication/presentation record; the ability to develop online or blended courses; a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and school-based personnel; expertise in math/science education; and experience with

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Kristen Turner

Executive Director

NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research

NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research is currently accepting applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is a key management leader of NARST. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the administration and operations of the organization. The Executive Director is expected to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of all programs, operations, bylaws, and policies and procedures of NARST. Other key duties include fundraising, participating in strategic planning, and conducting outreach to other professional educational and scientific organizations. View the full announcement for details. Applications are due by December 15th.

Contact Info:

Barbara Crawford, PhD NARST President barbarac@uga.edu

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Assistant Professor (Middle Level/Secondary Mathematics)

Assistant Professor at Wichita State University

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Wichita State University College of Education is seeking candidates to fill a nine-month, full time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in Middle Level/Secondary Mathematics to become part of our collaborative undergraduate and graduate programs. Responsibilities include:

  1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in middle level/secondary education, including mathematics education.
  2. Establish and/or maintain a record of scholarship including refereed publications, and presentations, and seek external funding opportunities.
  3. Advise undergraduate students and/or serve on student portfolio committees and theses committees.
  4. Engage in appropriate service activities within the university, professional organizations, and the community.
  5. Work collaboratively with other faculty in teaching, program oversight and service.
  6. Serve as Middle/Secondary mathematics program chair (annual reports, data analysis, accreditation requirements, annual program advisory council meetings).
  7. Develop relationships with partnership schools as appropriate and community agencies as appropriate.

Contact Info:

Please access the College of Education home page at: http://www.wichita.edu/education/jobs  for details on the position and to learn more about the WSU College of Education. Application Procedure:  For full consideration, applicants must submit an on-line application form at https://jobs.wichita.edu

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