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- Professor of Mathematics and/or Science Education, Baylor University
- Industry Position: Director of Academic Success,Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
- Faculty Position at Keio Media Design (KMD)
- Professor of Research on Learning and Instruction, LMU, Munich, Germany
- Leadership Position: Director, School of Education, at the University of Delaware
- Faculty Position Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, at The Pennsylvania State University
- Faculty Position Assistant Professor Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, or Mathematics (STEAM) Education at UW - Madison Curriculum & Instruction
- Leadership Position Program Director National Science Foundation
- Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, California State University, Chico
- Assistant or Associate Professor in Science Education, Curriculum & Instruction - College of Education - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Assistant or Associate Professor of Education (tenure track or tenured), School of Education, University of California, Irvine
- Post-docs/Research Scientist at School of Education and Social Policy (Northwestern University)
Professor of Mathematics and/or Science Education, Baylor University
Deadline for application: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Begins: August, 2017
UNIVERSITY: Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.
SCHOOL: Baylor's School of Education, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. With 50 full-time faculty members, the school's growing research portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring.
The school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments - Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology. Baylor's undergraduate program in teacher education, enrolling 450 students, has earned the School of Education national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future teachers deep clinical preparation. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.S., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.
Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad and searches underway for eight new faculty colleagues, the school has entered into a period of significant expansion and of deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers and clinicians.
Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
POSITION: Professor of Mathematics and /or Science Education
QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals the qualifications for the position include:
- Doctoral degree in an appropriate field;
- Distinguished record of scholarship commensurate with appointment at the rank of tenured professor;
- Nationally-recognized program of research related to improving instruction and student achievement;
- History of external funding;
- Evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, leadership in the profession at the national level, and the ability to mentor early-career faculty and graduate students; and
- Experience teaching in preschool-12 settings.
Preference will be given to applicants who have:
- Evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice;
- Teaching, leadership or research experience in urban schools.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The mathematics and science education programs in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction include an undergraduate degree; master’s degrees with several cognate options; an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching. This faculty member will join the existing mathematics and science education teams to form a group with a focus on improving instruction and student achievement in mathematics and science. The primary responsibilities of this position include:
- Continuing and expanding an evidence-based research agenda that enjoys national recognition;
- Participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure and extend external funding;
- Teaching in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs;
- Recruiting and mentoring students; and
- Providing leadership to the program, department and school at a time of growth and innovation in the lives of those units.
RANK AND SALARY: Tenured Professor. The salary will be commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2017.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application; curriculum vitae; completed application form; a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree (original required prior to on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. Materials should be submitted electronically to: https://apply.interfolio.com/38585.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Industry Position: Director of Academic Success, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Deadline for application: February 5, 2017
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is seeking a Director of Academic Success. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Curriculum, this is an administrative position that will oversee the development and implementation of academic intervention systems for medical students to support student academic success.
The job duties are as follows:
- Oversee student remediation across four years of medical education.
- Work collaboratively with faculty, the Center for Learning Excellence, and administration to develop academic intervention program for medical students.
- Develop and implement faculty development in remediation/academic support strategies and appreciative coaching.
- Conduct learning diagnostic interviews/assessments and provide individual consultation for underperforming students to identify barriers to academic success and develop customized supportive intervention plans.
- Develop and implement intervention strategies such as small group problem-based learning sessions for students requiring course or Step exam remediation.
- Work collaboratively with education specialists and clinical faculty in developing individualized learning plans and monitoring student progress.
- Monitor student remediation progress and coordinate referrals to student promotions and progress committee.
- Evaluate remediation systems and make recommendations for areas of improvement.
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
An EdD or PhD in a basic science discipline, science education, or health professions field is preferred. Consideration will be given to Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and MSNs with the required experience. The successful candidate is required to have a minimum of two years experience in learning, remediation, and academic support with graduate and/or professional students, with preference being given to candidates with experience in medical or health professions education; knowledge of medical/health professions education literature and best practices in academic remediation; demonstrated commitment to student academic success; demonstrated skill in communicating and working collaboratively with higher education administration, faculty, clinicians, and student support staff; excellent time management and organizational skills; and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities and is an E-Verify Employer.
Faculty Position at Keio Media Design (KMD)
Deadline for application: January 12, 2017
Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, known as Keio Media Design or KMD, is inviting applications from qualified individuals to fill tenure-track faculty positions. The appointment is from April 1, 2017 but it can be deferred until September 15, 2017.
The mission of Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (KMD) is to develop media innovators who have the ability to innovate and create social value. Media innovators who are able to go beyond specific disciplines and national borders and be active on the global stage will become the leaders of the creative society in the 21st century.
KMD takes a practical, hands-on, and global approach to education and offers various projects in collaboration with international partner institutions and research facilities. The primary languages are both English and Japanese, thus we welcome faculty, researchers, and students with English proficiency.
KMD invites collaboration- and innovation-minded applicants from various disciplines, such as neuroscience, physics, biology, material science, chemistry, agriculture, applied mathematics, psychology, and economics, with qualifications, experience, and demonstrated excellence in innovative work to create new research domains. KMD is seeking candidates who wish to challenge themselves in fields that include but not limited to one or more of the following:
- Fashion and Wearables
- Food, Gastronomy, and Agriculture
- Health and Wellness
- Multi-Sensory and Transmedia
- Deep Learning
- Smart Cities and Enchanted Homes
Qualified candidates should have a master's and preferably a doctoral degree with a proven commitment to quality teaching at the graduate level or professional equivalence in a related field. Salary is commensurate with experience according to Keio University guidelines.
The successful candidates will undertake teaching duties, engage in projects (called Real Projects), and take on some administrative tasks including committee work and attending meetings. The candidates will be expected to teach theoretical and practical hands-on courses at the graduate level, build and lead a team of graduate students in collaborative projects, and secure corporate partnerships to conduct research that have social and economic impact. They will be based mainly in Yokohama, Japan, with some additional teaching and project activities in other parts of Japan as well as at international partner locations.
Interested individuals should include the following in their Application Package:
- Letter of application: Please tell us why you are interested in this position and why you are a good fit for KMD.
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching and/or research philosophy
- 3-5 examples of published work (papers, design works, commercial products/services)
- 3 letters of reference
Firstly, please register your information from here.
The second screening for short-listed candidates will be an interview. This can be conducted remotely using a video conferencing system such as Polycom or Skype.
For more information about KMD, see http://www.kmd.keio.ac.jp/.
Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Research on Learning and Instruction, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
Deadline for application: January 06, 2017
As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.
The Faculty of Psychology and Education invites applications for a
Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Research on Learning and Instruction
commencing as soon as possible.
The successful candidate is expected to cover the areas of Educational Psychology and Research on Learning and Instruction in the Master’s and Doctoral Training Programs in the Learning Sciences, the undergraduate programs in Psychology and Educational Science, and in the Psychology program in teacher training. In research, a focus on learning and teaching with digital media as well as perspectives for research collaboration in the Munich Center of the Learning Sciences (www.mcls.lmu.de) are desired.
LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university and a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.
Our department embraces the values of open science and strives for replicable and reproducible research. For this goal we support transparent research with Open Data, Open Material, and pre-registrations. Candidates are asked to describe in what way they already pursued and plan to pursue these goals.
The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.
Under the terms of the “LMU Academic Career Program”, in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.
LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.
LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.
Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to the Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Leopoldstr. 13, D-80802 Munich, Germany, no later than January 6, 2017. Applications must be submitted in paper and electronic form (a single PDF-file on CD).
Leadership Position: Director, School of Education, at the University of Delaware
Begins: As soon as possible
Deadline for application: February 04, 2017
Director, School of Education
The University of Delaware
Appointment effective Sept. 1, 2017
The School of Education at the University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for its Director. We seek a visionary senior scholar with a well-established research program who can provide strong, dynamic, and innovative leadership to promote the School’s research, teaching, and clinical practice, as well as advance its reputation and national visibility. The successful candidate will bring imaginative leadership and an open mind to strategic and budget planning, look for opportunities to build on the School’s current strengths and develop new collaborations, support high standards needed to help the School enhance the quality of its research and instruction, support the development and success of online degree programs, and support global initiatives and innovative education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by promoting diversity and equal opportunities through leadership in research, inclusive teaching, and public engagement or outreach. We especially encourage scholars from underrepresented groups to apply.
The successful candidate will have a doctorate in education or a related field, a distinguished record of scholarship, a commitment to excellence in instruction, a willingness to prioritize policies and programs that promote inclusive excellence and success for all students, and sufficient experience to indicate the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with faculty, staff, and administrators within the School, other units in the College, and the University. The successful candidate will be qualified for appointment at the professor level in a tenure-line position. We are seeking a dynamic, highly successful scholar with an innovative vision who is enthusiastic about leading the School into the future as the University of Delaware continues on its path to become a premier research institution.
An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the creation of new impactful knowledge. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.
UD is home to the College of Education and Human Development which is known nationally for its innovative, exemplary School of Education. With external funding of $25 million per year from 2012-16, the College ranks among the top universities in federal support for education research. The School houses the College’s largest undergraduate program, Elementary Teacher Education, a model program with extensive interdisciplinary, applied experiences. The School also houses several professional master’s degree programs and PhD and EdD programs. In 2014, the School launched a new online masters program in teacher leadership, and is actively developing additional online degree programs. Diversity is a core value and guiding principle for our School's educational mission to prepare future scholars, educators, and educational leaders to educate and lead in increasingly diverse schools and communities.
The salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Relocation and research start-up costs are available. The Director position is a five-year renewable appointment with a start date of September 1, 2017.
Review of applications will begin on December 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application that includes a research statement, a leadership-style statement, information for three references, and a curriculum vitae as a single pdf document through the online application system (interfolio link) Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. For inquiries, contact:
Search Committee Chair,
For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at https://apply.interfolio.com/39137
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
Faculty Position Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education, at The Pennsylvania State University
Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty in Educational Psychology
Begins: August 2017
Deadline for application: December 31, 2016
This position is an open rank, tenure track, 36-week faculty appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in research and/or teaching. Full University benefits apply. Penn State has a strong commitment to the diversity of its workforce. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.
The successful candidate will have an active program of research and will have responsibilities for teaching residential as well as online undergraduate and graduate courses, advising master’s and doctoral graduate students, and providing service to the Department, College, and University as well as to professional organizations or other external agencies.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Educational Psychology, Learning Sciences or a closely related field with an emphasis on learning and instruction. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to a significant program of research that has the potential to secure external funding, commensurate with experience.
Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and advising, commensurate with experience. A willingness to teach in online environments is also a requirement. Candidates must be willing to contribute toward program efforts to support the University’s general education program. Candidates must also provide evidence of commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to contribute to the Educational Psychology program’s emphasis on the development and evaluation of educational interventions. The ideal candidate will have an active program of theoretically-driven research focused on one or more content areas of learning. This research should utilize innovative methods for examining the delivery and testing of interventions in real world settings. We are particularly interested in strengthening the faculty in the areas of innovative methodology, the design and testing of educational interventions, and assessments of learning processes and outcomes.
The strongest candidates will show evidence of the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as advanced learning topics, methodology, advanced measurement, individual differences, and instruction.
The Pennsylvania State University
Penn State [http://www.psu.edu] is a comprehensive, multi-campus research university serving all regions of the Commonwealth, as well as the nation and the world in instruction, research, and service roles that require responsiveness to and support from society's public and private sectors. As a land-grant university, Penn State has responsibility for providing a wide array of programs in the professional and technical disciplines, as well as a balanced offering of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Penn State shares with other major research universities the traditional responsibilities to discover, develop, preserve, and disseminate knowledge.
The College of Education
The College of Education [http://www.ed.psu.edu] at Penn State was established in 1923 to deepen and extend knowledge about the formation and utilization of human capabilities. It offers resident degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as an extensive outreach effort aimed at continuing professional development for educators at distant locations. The College's research program is also extensive and College faculty members secured over $36.7 million in external support during the past three years from a wide range of national and state government agencies, private foundations, and corporations. The College's location within a large, research oriented, land-grant university provides numerous opportunities for studying education from multidisciplinary perspectives in the context of a university-wide commitment to making life better for all citizens.
The College houses four academic departments: Curriculum and Instruction; Education Policy Studies; Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education; and Learning and Performance Systems. The departments offer seven undergraduate majors to more than 2,250 students and 11 graduate programs, under authority of the Graduate School, to nearly 1,000 students. Recent surveys rank the Penn State College of Education among the top colleges, schools, and departments of education in the United States and the world
You may direct questions related to this search to:
Dr. Peggy Van Meter
EdPsy Search Chair
226 Cedar Bldg, University Park, PA 16802
This job announcement is also available in alternate format. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Faculty Position Assistant Professor Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, or Mathematics (STEAM) Education at UW - Madison Curriculum & Instruction
Deadline for application: December 25, 2016
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin - Madison is building a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Teaching program, to highlight interdisciplinary work to break down barriers impeding learning experiences for students who have been marginalized in school. STEAM faculty will establish research programs focused on solving persistent problems of practice around social justice, teacher preparation, and the design of innovative learning environments, with preference given to the areas of secondary science education and mathematics education.
The complete position specifications can be found at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493529/professor-of-steam-science-technology-engineering-the-arts-or-mathematics
Applications are only accepted through the UW-Madison website.
Leadership Position Program Director National Science Foundation
Duration: 1-3 years
Deadline for application: December 15, 2016
Dear Colleague Letter: Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL)---Employment Opportunity for Program Director Positions (Open Until Filled)
October 20, 2016
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL), at the National Science Foundation announces a nationwide search for temporary program directors with expertise at the intersections between computer science (as well as related fields) and research on science, technology, engineering or mathematics learning.
Formal consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2016 and will continue until a selection is made.
Program Directors have an unparalleled opportunity and responsibility to ensure NSF-funded research is at the forefront of advancing fundamental knowledge. In support of that, Program Directors are responsible for extensive interaction with academic research communities and industry, as well as interaction with other Federal agencies that may lead to development of interagency collaborations. Within this context, Program Directors solicit, receive and review research and education proposals, make funding recommendations, administer awards, and undertake interaction with research communities in these fields. They are also responsible for service to Foundation-wide activities and initiatives that together accomplish NSF's strategic goals to: 1) Transform the Frontiers of Science and Engineering, 2) Stimulate Innovation and Address Societal Needs through Research and Education, and 3) Excel as a Federal Science Agency. The position requires a commitment to high standards of intellectualism and ethical conduct, a considerable breadth of interest, receptivity to new ideas, a strong sense of fairness, good judgment, and a high degree of personal integrity.
DRL recognizes that this is a highly interdisciplinary research area and that wide range of expertise is needed. Successful candidates will have demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas:
- Research and development for computer science education (for any age group or any setting)
- Research on computational thinking in computer science education or in other STEM subjects
- Research and development involving the use of innovative technologies to foster STEM learning (e.g., cyberlearning)
- Research on broadening participation of learners from under-represented groups in computer science and related subject areas
- Applications of data science (big data) to research and development on STEM learning (e.g., learning analytics, educational data mining)
- Applicants should have a Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent training in a relevant field such as computer science or another STEM subject, data science, learning science, social science, instructional technology, or STEM education research; and six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience in an educational or research setting.
The position may be filled with one of the following appointment options:
- Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment: Individuals eligible for an IPA assignment with a Federal agency include employees of State and local government agencies or institutions of higher education, Indian tribal governments, and other eligible organizations in instances where such assignments would be of mutual benefit to the organizations involved. Initial assignments under IPA provisions may be made for a period up to two years, with a possible extension for up to an additional two-year period. The individual remains an employee of the home institution and NSF provides the negotiated funding toward the assignee's salary and benefits. Initial IPA assignments are made for a one-year period and may be extended by mutual agreement. For additional information regarding IPA positions, please visit the NSF website at: https://www.nsf.gov/careers/rotator/ipa.jsp.
- Visiting Scientist Appointment: Appointment to this position will be made under the Excepted Authority of the NSF Act. Visiting Scientists are on non-paid leave status from their home institutions and placed on the NSF payroll. NSF withholds Social Security taxes and pays the home institution's contributions to maintain retirement and fringe benefits (i.e., health benefits and life insurance), either directly to the home institutions or to the carrier. Appointments are usually made for a one-year period and may be extended for an additional year by mutual agreement.
- Temporary Excepted Service Appointment: Appointment to this position will be made under the Excepted Authority of the NSF Act. Candidates who do not have civil service or reinstatement eligibility will not obtain civil service status if selected. Candidates currently in the competitive service will be required to waive competitive civil service rights if selected. Usual civil service benefits (retirement, health benefits, and life insurance) are applicable for appointments of more than one year. Temporary appointments may not exceed three years.
For additional information on NSF's rotational programs, please see ""Programs for Scientists, Engineers, and Educators"" on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/careers/ and http://www.nsf.gov/careers/rotator/microsite/.
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. Recent changes in Federal Appropriations Law require Non-Citizens to meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. We also ask that you complete and submit the Applicant Survey Form. This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes only.
NSF is relocating to Alexandria, Virginia. In late summer of 2017, NSF will begin the transition from its current location in Arlington, Virginia to 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. The new location is adjacent to a Metro station (Eisenhower Avenue on the Yellow Line) and there is ample parking in the area. There are several amenities nearby, such as restaurants, hotels, and shops.
NSF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO EMPLOYING A HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF THAT REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR NATION.
Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, California State University, Chico
Begins: August, 2017
Deadline for application: Review of applications begins on November 28, 2016
The Department of Psychology is searching for a tenure track assistant professor to start August, 2017. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. The position is contingent on funding.
Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Psychology, Learning Sciences, or a closely-related field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, the doctorate must be complete prior to the beginning of the academic year (August, 2017). CSU, Chico is a Hispanic Serving Institution. Achieving HSI status is an important milestone in our progress to create a more inclusive learning community that recruits, enrolls, supports and graduates a diverse and high-quality student population, therefore we also require for this position a demonstrated ability/interest in working in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment. Requirements also include the ability and interest in teaching a course on the psychology of teaching; the ability and willingness to supervise graduate and undergraduate student research projects; accomplishments in research and scholarly activities; and a record of or potential for grant development.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include evidence of the potential for excellence in college instruction; applied research and/or applied experience in school or other learning settings; the ability to teach courses in our School Psychology program; and the ability to teach developmental psychology courses.
Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching (undergraduate and graduate courses), scholarship (develop a successful research program; seek external funding), and service. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
The Department: The Psychology Department (http://www.csuchico.edu/psy) consists of 17 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 21 lecturers, and three office staff members. The department has faculty in diverse areas of study. There are approximately 1000 majors, 100 minors, and 100 graduate students. The department offers a BA in Psychology and MA and MS degree programs for preparing students for MFT licensure, school psychology, doctoral study and other professions. The Psychology Department is a part of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (http://www.csuchico.edu/bss).
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2016. Completed applications received after that date may be considered.
How to Apply: Applications accepted online only at: http://jobs.csuchico.edu/postings/3919
Assistant or Associate Professor in Science Education, Curriculum & Instruction - College of Education - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Begins: August, 2017
Deadline for application: Review of applications will begin Nov. 15th, 2016
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking candidates for an assistant or associate professor faculty position with a focus in Science Education. This is a full-time, academic year (9 month paid over 12 months) tenure track position.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, which over the past decade has been consistently ranked in the top ten in the nation by US News and World Report, has a long-standing reputation as a leader in science education. We seek an individual who will further this tradition of excellence in their research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will undertake a program of research that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and external funding. Teaching assignments will include graduate and undergraduate courses in science education and related fields. The successful candidate will also participate in graduate program development and in the recruitment and training of graduate students. More information about the department is available at http://education.illinois.edu/ci/.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in science education or closely related field is required before the starting date. The successful candidate will have a strong preparation in science; interest/expertise at the secondary and/or elementary level; and clear potential for establishing a strong research program in science education. Evidence of publications, quality teaching, and external grant funding is required for candidates at the rank of associate professor, consistent with a tenured position. While the specific area of research specialty is open, we especially encourage applicants with interests in the intersection of science and engineering education, social-justice and equity issues in science education, the learning sciences, and the use of emerging technologies in the classroom. Experience teaching in a K12 setting would also be considered highly valuable.
Responsibilities: Carry out an active program of research and actively pursue external funding. Advise and recruit Master’s and doctoral students in science education. Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses related to science education (including online/hybrid courses). Contribute to the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs. Provide university, state, and professional service.
Starting Date and Salary: The proposed starting date is August 16, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education (tenure track or tenured), School of Education, University of California, Irvine
Begins: July 1, 2017
Deadline for applications: Review will begin November 9, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured he School of Education at the University of California, Irvine is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. We invite applicants with outstanding research trajectories in the wide range of disciplines related to Education, and who come from diverse epistemological and methodological perspectives. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to our graduate and undergraduate programs, and particularly to our Ph.D. in Education program, which offers specializations in Language, Literacy, and Technology; Educational Policy and Social Context; and Learning, Cognition and Development; and to our new undergraduate major in Education Sciences.
Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) by July 1, 2017 and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
Applications should be submitted on line at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03737 and must include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion; three letters of recommendation for Assistant level, letters will be requested at a later date for Associate level; and up to three relevant recent publications/papers. Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Post-docs/Research Scientist at School of Education and Social Policy (Northwestern University)
Post-Doctoral Fellow for STEM Education and Computational Thinking Projects http://ct-stem.northwestern.edu/
Begins: June 2017
Deadline for applications: available until filled
Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy seeks applicants for a postdoctoral fellow in the learning sciences. The start date is as soon as possible and the expected duration of the position is two years with possibility of renewal for a third. The candidate will be part of a team of researchers, faculty, and teachers involved in a newly funded initiative by the National Science Foundation as well as an ongoing project with the Spencer Foundation. The goal of the project is to broaden participation in computing fields, increase student interest in STEM fields, and bring classroom curriculum more in line with science as practiced in the 21st century. In this effort we will develop, implement, and evaluate computational activities for high school and middle school STEM classrooms. The project will focus primarily on under-resourced schools and underrepresented youth to improve the equity of and access to the highest quality educational materials. We are also conducting research with scientists to better understand how they use computation in their science practice, and building a comprehensive taxonomy for computational thinking in STEM.
This position provides opportunities for in-depth qualitative and quantitative research in schools as well as in science laboratories. Successful candidates will be comfortable conducting research in school and classroom environments and coordinating with teachers and administrators. The candidate will be part of a collaborative research team involving Northwestern faculty from computer science and learning sciences. This is a dynamic and vibrant collaborative environment comprised of faculty, post-docs, students, computer programmers, modelers, and curriculum developers.
The candidate would co-supervise the work of graduate students and staff, publish research papers, contribute to grant writing and materials development, work closely with implementing schools, and help shape the overall scope and direction of the research. There will be close mentorship from the PIs (Uri Wilensky & Michael Horn) as well as opportunities to learn from other truly outstanding senior scholars and practitioners. Fellows will fully participate in research laboratories including the Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling (CCL) and the Tangible Interaction Design and Learning (TIDAL) Lab.
A successful candidate will have a doctorate in learning sciences or a related field (e.g., science education, computer science education), strengths in research methods, a science background, good communication skills, experience with classroom-based research, and be a strong writer. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in computational education and prior work with middle or high school teachers and students.
Minorities and women are strongly urged to apply. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Northwestern University is located in an attractive lakefront community adjacent to Chicago. For more information about the School of Education and Social Policy, go to http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu/.