STEM Education Department Head

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A wonderful opportunity is available within the NC State College of Education. We are seeking a highly motivated and visionary individual to serve as Department Head in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed). As the Department Head, this individual will be a thought leader responsible for setting the strategic direction for the department in alignment with the vision and mission of the college and university.

With over 24 full-time faculty members, 200 undergraduate students, and more than 150 graduate students (master’s and doctoral), the STEM Ed Department focuses on preparing professionals who possess deep content knowledge, demonstrate a strong working knowledge of effective discipline-based pedagogies, and leverage digital technologies to enhance learning.

The ideal candidate will provide strong leadership to faculty and staff in the department, building a sense of community and inspiring growth and improvement. They will oversee departmental budgeting, staffing, and administrative matters, and represent the department in college, university, and external strategic initiatives. Additionally, they may engage in research, teaching, doctoral education, publication, externally funded projects, and other professorial activities. The Department Head reports directly to the Dean and serves on the college leadership team.

To learn more about this position and apply, please follow this link:  Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail. If this position is not a suitable match, we appreciate any referrals.

Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to hearing from you.


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