Assistant Research Professor of STEM Education
Website Northern Arizona University
The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) and the Department of STEM Education (DSE) at Northern Arizona University (NAU) invite applications for a scholar of STEM education at the rank of assistant research professor to begin as early as August 2023. This is a non-tenure track faculty position with primary responsibilities in research.
The CSTL at NAU is committed to strategically increasing its capacity to provide local and national leadership in STEM education through advanced research and scholarly activities. NAU seeks a scholar with background and scholarly interest in improving the quality of STEM education at the primary, secondary, and/or post-secondary levels. Our Center values interdisciplinary collaborations and this position is open to scholars coming from science education, mathematics education, engineering education, higher education, or related fields.
This is a 100% research position and does not include teaching or service obligations. The person in this role is expected to obtain external funding through grants and contracts for support of their research programs. The position is fully funded for the first two years, and the person in this role is expected to be self-funded by their third year in the position. The successful scholar’s research program can be broadly conceived within STEM education with priority to candidates who center equity and social justice in their inquiry. Responsibilities include grant writing and management, production of high-impact publications, and collaboration with CSTL faculty and staff. Candidates successful in this position can earn promotion to the associate and full professor levels, based on research productivity. We are seeking a long-term colleague who will contribute to the Center’s research impact and national/international presence. Specific research areas within STEM education and methodologies are intentionally open.
To apply for this job please visit hr.peoplesoft.nau.edu.