Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics at SELU

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics
Chemistry & Physics
Job Requisition Number 070803

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related discipline
and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels. We are
seeking a candidate whose research interest complement the existing
research programs in the department. Undergraduate teaching experience
and a proven record of supervising undergraduate research successfully are
preferred. Applicants must be committed to working with diversity.

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 contact hours of
lecture and laboratory per semester; hold 10 office hour per week; develop
a research program involving undergraduate students and/or students
enrolled in the Master's of Integrated Science and Technology program; and
to perform activities of service for the department, the university and
the community.

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply
should send letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, names and
contact information for three references, a statement of teaching
experience and philosophy, a statement of research plans, and copies of
ALL transcripts (originals required upon employment) to:

Chair, Physics Search Committee
Department of Chemistry & Physics
SLU 10878
Hammond, LA 70402

To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by
December 3, 2007.

Southeastern Louisiana University is an AA/ADA/EEO employer. Southeastern
recruits, selects, employs and promotes without regard to race, sex,
creed, disability, or national origin.

sent by Eleanor C Sayre

Sunday, September 2, 2007

Postdoctoral research position—mathematics education evaluation &

Where: University of Colorado

What: Postdoc

Ethnography & Evaluation Research (E&ER) at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for a position as postdoctoral researcher in mathematics education assessment and evaluation. The researcher will contribute to the design, implementation, and dissemination of results for a multi-year evaluation for a national reform initiative in undergraduate mathematics education by five prominent universities. The researcher may also join other ongoing or new projects in evaluation and research of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and career development.

Desired qualifications:
BA/BS or advanced degree in mathematics, math education, or a closely related field, with graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) in math, math education/assessment, or STEM education research.

Desired skills:
Design and analysis of survey and assessment instruments, statistical analysis, web programming, quantitative and qualitative software, use of scholarly literature, strong oral and written communication, independent and
collaborative work. Math teaching experience, familiarity with the research base in math education and assessment, and/or other skills that complement E&ER's existing strengths in qualitativeresearch and science education, will be a plus.

The position is to be funded starting September 1, 2007, in Boulder, CO, as a one-year, renewable position, pending final notification of grant funding. The position will be in the research faculty track at the University of Colorado at Boulder. E&ER is a nationally known research and evaluation unit that specializes in studies of science, math, and engineering education. Representative recent publications include Hunter, Laursen & Seymour, Science Education, 2006; Laursen et al., CBE-Life Sciences Online,2007; Marschke et al., J. Higher Education, 2007; Seymour, Partners in Innovation (Rowman & Littlefield), 2006.

The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. Submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, writing sample (3-5 pages), and a list of three references to: Sandra Laursen, Ph.D., sandra.laursen@colorado.edu (email preferred, as Word or PDF files), or 580 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder CO 80309-0580. Review of applications will begin immediately and will end when the position is filled.

Sandra Laursen, Ph.D.
Ethnography & Evaluation Research (E&ER)
Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS)
University of Colorado at Boulder
580 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0580