Tuesday, August 31, 2010
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McGraw-Hill Higher Education/Science, Engineering and Mathematics
The Director of Development will be responsible for managing the content authoring process for all textbook and non-textbook-specific digital learning tools. Specifically, the position will manage the content development process to be followed by authors, contributors, vendors (including programming and quality assurance) and will provide key direction to the tool/feature set development of all discipline-specific platforms.
2. ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES with percent times :
• Create, maintain, and manage the execution of content authoring guidelines for digital learning tools and work with Publisher and Digital Project Manager to assure vendor compliance with said guidelines. This position will be responsible for compliance for all phases of development from inception to beta to delivery to market. (35%)
• Manage digital authors and the content development process for all key titles in major discipline course areas and work to assure authors are maintaining schedules and executing authoring standards. (35%)
• Work with digital and discipline content team to develop new tool/feature set for discipline-specific products and platform development based on instructional design best practices. Play key role in investigating, scanning and evaluating potential new digital learning tools and evaluating competitive systems. (10%)
• Play key role in development events such as symposia, focus groups, conventions, online meetings, etc. Roles include, but are not limited to, creating event goals and agendas, presenting and moderating discussions, developing prototypes for customer feedback, and creating key feedback post-mortem documents to drive decision-making. (10%)
• Train discipline development staff and other internal stakeholders (senior management, sales representatives, technology specialists, etc.) on new content tools and feature sets of digital learning tools as needed. (10%)
Monday, August 23, 2010
The City University of New York (CUNY) and the NYC Department of Education (DOE) are collaborating in the areas of research, partner engagement, aligning academic standards, advisement and counseling, and accountability and sustainability. This partnership is supported by a three-year Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP) grant, and aims to increase the number of students who graduate from New York City public schools ready for college level work and to increase the number of students from New York City who complete a college degree.
Under the supervision of CUNY and DOE, and in support of the development of the CLIP grant, the Research Assistant will perform simple to moderately complex research utilizing education data sets, investigation, or analytic activities as part of a research team or working individually.
Given the immediate needs of the project, the selected candidate must be available to begin work quickly. The position is available for one year.
• Assists research staff and CLIP team in coordinating research projects;
• Follows protocols for gathering qualitative and/or quantitative data, coding data or information, constructing data bases using specified technology, analyzing data, maintaining data security, and archiving data as needed;.
• Keeps accurate, well-organized records;
• Maintain confidentiality as required by the project or as directed by supervisors.
• Extensive experience working with longitudinal data sets;
• Knowledge of educational data sets, and/or K-12 performance data;
• Ability to effectively use SAS or SPSS, as well as all basic research equipment and devices standard to the field;
• Ability to use web-based technology, as needed;
• Ability to communicate effectively with other researchers, with supervisors and make clear, accurate observations orally and in writing;
• Ability to take direction and work as part of a team as well as independently;
• Master’s Degree and at least two years of social science related data analysis.
19-24hours per week
Instructions for applying: Interested parties should apply through the CUNY Research Foundation’s website: http://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/default.asp
Friday, August 20, 2010
The College of Education invites highly qualified individuals to apply for two new faculty positions related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning and education. We seek individuals who have established dynamic research programs whose emphasis may include new theories of learning, innovative practices in teaching, and the study and design of emerging technologies. We invite these exemplary individuals to join College of Education faculty as we engage in a shared vision of teaching and research on the cognitive, social, cultural, and technological aspects of learning that enhance education in the sciences and beyond.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
ACT is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized leader in educational assessment, research, and information services. Each year, ACT serves millions of people in elementary and secondary schools, colleges, professional associations, and government agencies. ACT programs and services have one guiding purpose: helping people achieve education and workplace success.
The Senior Test Development Associate will plan, conduct, and coordinate the design and development of middle school and high school materials that will be used to enhance teachers' ability to increase the rigor of their classrooms. The person in this position will also assist in the design and development of outreach materials that will enhance the use of test results and strengthen the instruction-assessment link. Other typical work-related activities include:
Advises students in academic matters.
Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
Works with students outside of classroom as needed and is accessible through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develops and uses a syllabus for each course within college and departmental guidelines. Post syllabus online for each course, each semester.
Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
Plans, develops, and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Teaches courses in a distance-learning environment as needed.
Establishes annual objectives, including personal and professional growth plans in consultation with dean.
Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student advising, graduation, selection of faculty, student activities, and/or special programs.
Serves on departmental, college and system-wide committees, as needed.
Submits required college reports and forms.
Becomes familiar with and adheres to all policies and procedures of the LSC System.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
- Earned PhD in physics or a closely related field (ABD candidates near to completion will be considered).
- Ability to teach courses related to physical science and laboratories.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
- A strong background in physics.
- The ability and desire to teach physics courses.
- Successful college teaching experience.
- Ability and desire to perform research with undergraduate students in area of expertise.
- Experience in and ability to provide leadership in using technology in teaching, including supporting and/or implementing courses using the Internet.
- Teach calculus-based and algebra-based Introductory Physics courses and labs and elective courses in area of expertise to support the Physics minor.
- Engage in scholarly activity leading to presentation and publication.
- Develop proposals to support projects in undergraduate research and/or science education or have the ability to perform collaborative research at other institutions.
- Develop new upper division courses in area of expertise to support the Physics minor.
- Participate in service to Department, College, University and community.
- Serve as an advisor for pre-engineering and pre-physics students.
The Physics Department at Mt. Hood Community College is accepting applications for a part-time Instructor - Physics to teach GS 104 (01)
Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Master's degree (or higher) in Physics OR Master's degree (or higher) with 24 graduate credit hours in Physics.
Please note: you must meet all the stated requirement in order to be considered for this position.
For more information and to apply, please click (or copy and paste into your browser): http://jobs.mhcc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51465
If you do not already have an account, you will be able to create one before applying for this position. If you need assistance with our on-line application system, please call 503-491-7612 or email email@example.com. Please do not use this contact information to apply. This position is open until filled with anticipated start date of September 20.
Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.
Mt. Hood Community College
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In addition, the Lecturer will assume responsibility for outcomes assessment in one or more courses in the discipline, participate on college committees including Middle States, and contribute in a meaningful way to the college community. This is a non-tenure track appointment.
Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Physics or a related field.
-Teaching experience in the discipline
-Teaching experience at the college level
-Experience in the use of instructional technologies
Physics curriculum design and development. One year of industrial experience involving the applications of Physics, Solid State Physics, or Astronomy.
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Burlington County College
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Appropriate level of education [required] See Credentials Procedures Manual at http://faculty.valencia.cc.fl.us/forms/credentialsmanual.htm for details.
Teaching experience appropriate at the community college level. (In some cases, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to support an application in lieu of degree and course work requirements.)
For consideration a completed Valencia Community College employment application is required. In order to complete the application process the following documents is required: resume. To download the application visit our website at https://jobs.valenciacc.edu or call 407-582-8002. EA/EO.
Transcripts (showing degree conferred) and learning centered statement describing his/her concept of a learning centered institution required at the time of application. Be prepared to upload the required documents. It is the applicant's responsibility to have foreign transcripts evaluated by an authorized evaluation service.
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Valencia Community College
P.O. Box 3028
Orlando, FL 32802
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Applicants are required to have at least a Masters degree in Physics or Physics Education, and must have demonstrated experience and achievement in teaching at the secondary, foundation/bridging and/or undergraduate level. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work well in teams, and possess strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrate experience with current science pedagogy and enquiry based learning techniques. Another desirable attribute is some experience in teaching Advanced Placement Physics courses. Experience in the Middle East is preferred but is not a requirement.
The successful candidate will work closely with other members in the AUP Physics team in a continuing effort to refine the curriculum and to achieve common departmental goals. Other responsibilities include liaising with colleagues in the AP unit (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry); AUP English and Computing Units and the Independent Learning Center, as well as liaising with colleagues in the Arts & Sciences Program (1st and 2nd year college).
Furthermore, an integral part of the Lecturer's responsibilities is developing the study skills and work habits of the AUP students in order to prepare them for success in their 1st year at the college level. This is carried out by working with the students one-on-one and by communicating with the counselors and other academic department members.
Salary/Benefits: The total compensation package includes a tax-free 12-month base salary, and a benefits allowance that covers relocation, housing, initial furnishings, utilities; transportation (automobile purchase loan), health insurance, end-of-service benefit and annual leave travel. Applicants must be in excellent health and will be required to pass a pre-employment physical examination.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit all materials online at www.pi.ac.ae/jobs.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until successful candidates are selected. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
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The Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi
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Monday, August 16, 2010
The Institute of Mathematics and Physics at Aberystwyth University seeks to appoint a lecturer in physics with outstanding research potential to contribute to our programme of research and teaching. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Physics and a proven record of research of international standing with publications in leading journals. Physicists whose interests would strengthen the research in optical and/or electron spectroscopy are particularly encouraged to apply. This open-ended post is available from October 2010.
Ref: MP.10.04 Closing date: 3 September 2010 NOTE: Please put the post reference on the front of your envelope and on your application form. Completed Applications Forms should be signed and returned to the Human Resources Recruitment Team by fax or post. Bilingual Institution which operates a Welsh Language scheme. Committed to Equal Opportunities. Operations Team: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: 01970 628442 / Fax: 01970 622975 For information and application forms please go to www.aber.ac.uk/hr
Due to the increase in student numbers, we are now inviting applications for our teaching posts for academic year 2010/2011 for SBC: Subject Teacher/Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Mathematics/Further Maths for Pre-undergraduate programme
We give preference to teachers able to teach a combination of subjects especially Maths and Physics.Minimum qualifications: Lecturer: Master's degree, teaching qualification and 2 years teaching experience
Contracts: one year renewable
Remuneration packages (per year):We offer a very attractive package which includes salary ranging from RMB 240,000/yr to RMB360,000/yr (£24,000 to £36,000) for Lecturers, plus RMB 60,000/yr (£6,000) accommodation & living allowance, flights, baggage allowance, insurance, settling-in allowance and paid leave.
Closing date: Sept. 15th , 2010 Further details of all programmes are available from the NCUK website -http://www.ncuk.ac.uk For enquires and application forms, please contact Tracy Zhao at +86 21 6474 1117. All applications should be sent to Tracy Zhao by email at email@example.com
Sheffield Hallam University - Faculty of Development and Society
x 2 posts
Salary circa £55,000 per annum
Provide strategic leadership for education research across the faculty and strengthen Sheffield Hallam's established reputation in the field.
These two new posts will be critical to maintaining Sheffield Hallam's established reputation in education research, policy and practice. One will be based in the Department of Teacher Education and one in the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion.
Both are thriving departments that seek to contribute to the development of professional communities and practice. They achieve this through initial and continuing professional education; work in the children, young people and early years sectors; and consultancy and research.
Joining a team with a strong research culture that is committed to high-quality teaching and scholarship, you will also collaborate closely with two research centres: the Centre for Education and Inclusion Research, and the Centre for Science Education.
Sunday, August 15, 2010
3 postdoctoral fellowships in the physical sciences.
1 tenure track faculty position in Science Education (College of Education and Human Development)
1 tenure track faculty position in either Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
1 tenure track faculty position in Marine Sciences, Earth Sciences, or Biology (College of Natural Sciences and Forestry Administration)
Formal searches for these positions will be announced in the next few weeks. Contact Michael Wittmann for more details.
Friday, August 13, 2010
The Department has an outstanding physics education research program (KSUPER), which was founded in 1972. At present KSUPER includes 2 tenured faculty, both of whom have received national awards for their PER efforts. A detailed description of research activities, post-docs and graduate students in KSUPER can be found at http://web.phys.ksu.edu/.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students and to serving a diverse population. He/she will be expected to obtain external funding for research activities, collaborate with other faculty in physics and other academic departments and build a national and international reputation in PER.
Applications should be sent, to PER Search Committee, 116 Cardwell Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-2601 or to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications should include a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests. The applicant should arrange to have three letters of reference sent. Screening of applicants will begin on October 18, 2010, and continue until the position is filled. Background checks required. EEOE
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Applicants are expected to hold a doctorate in a disciplinary science or a related field; demonstrate scholarly accomplishment or promise through published material; and provide evidence of the capacity to contribute to the intellectual, research, and instructional life of MSU. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Additional duties will vary depending on departmental placement and rank, university and academic unit needs, and the candidate’s experience and interests. Involvement in continuing collaborations among faculty interested in teaching and learning in STEM disciplines is expected.
Monday, August 9, 2010
Qualifications: MA required. PhD in Physics preferred. Two to four years teaching experience at the college/university level
Nottingham Trent University - College of Arts & Science, School of Science and Technology
£29,853 - £43,840 per annum (Grade: H/I) Post No: S2057
Fixed term: 9 months
The School of Science and Technology is an exciting multi-disciplinary environment for learning, teaching and research. Our portfolio of undergraduate courses covers the school’s core disciplines of Physics, Mathematics, Biosciences, Chemistry, Forensics, Sports Science, Computing and Technology. Our research is multi-disciplinary and was highly rated in RAE2008. In our teaching and research we aim to be exciting, innovative and relevant.
We are seeking to appoint a physicist or applied mathematician with excellent communication and presentation skills to undertake teaching and associated duties on first or second year undergraduate modules in physics and mathematics. The work could, for example, involve giving lectures or seminars on mathematics or statistics for first year students on physics or other science programmes, teaching topics such as sound or microscopy, or taking IT or instrumentation classes. The post is for a fixed term of nine months.
For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Dr Robin Turner, Academic Team Leader, via email@example.com or Dr Bill Neal, Physics Programmes Manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Sunday 22 August 2010
Please quote appropriate Post No. S2057 when applying or in the event of a query. CVs will only be accepted when submitted with a fully completed application form. We are actively implementing equality of opportunity policies and seek people who share our commitment. www.ntu.ac.uk
The Physics Department invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position starting Fall 2011. Our main selection criterion will be the promise of outstanding teaching. We are seeking candidates vitally interested in teaching undergraduate physics for both majors and non-majors, including upper division lecture and laboratory courses. Appointment is open to strong candidates of any research focus, and individuals who can support our curriculum in the area of astronomy/astrophysics are particularly encouraged to apply. Start-up funds for research will be available and pursuit of external funding for research is encouraged. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to perform professional, university, and community service. Juniata College is a selective liberal arts college of 1500 students located in Huntingdon, PA. The department graduates an average of eight students per year. Additional information may be obtained from our web site at http://departments.juniata.edu/physics. Applicants should submit vita, graduate school transcripts, a description of teaching interests and experience, a proposed research plan involving undergraduates, as a single pdf document less than 5 MB in size to email@example.com. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by November 15, 2010 to guarantee full consideration. It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks. Juniata College will take positive steps to enhance the ethnic and gender diversity on its campus The College commits to this policy not only because of legal obligations, but because it believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. Juniata is strongly committed to the belief that a diverse community is central to our liberal arts mission; therefore candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Juniata College is an independent, private, coeducational, 4-year liberal arts institution. Located in central Pennsylvania, Juniata College has an enrollment of approximately 1350 students, all undergraduates. Over 90% of the student body lives on campus in one of six traditional-style or four apartment-style residence halls.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline, a strong interest in undergraduate instruction, and a commitment to develop a thriving research program involving undergraduates.
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School of Education EXTENDED SEARCH
Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position available beginning January 2011.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary science education that may include teaching courses through distance learning. Conduct and supervise scholarly activities. Supervise practicum students and student teachers. Advise students. Participate in department and university committee work and other activities.
Required: ABD in science education, curriculum and instruction, or related field, with emphasis in science education. Must have doctorate for eligibility for re-appointment to the third year. Evidence of ability to incorporate pedagogical skills appropriate for the preschool, elementary, as well as middle school classroom for science education. Three years of successful full-time classroom teaching experience in Pre-K to Grade 12. Evidence of ability to successfully teach diverse student populations. Knowledge of recent trends in science education. Evidence of ability to supervise practicum including student teaching. Evidence of ability to conduct scholarly activities. Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with colleagues. Successful interview and teaching demonstration. Evidence of knowledge and ability to use national and state standards and state assessments in planning instruction.
Preferred: Doctorate in science education, curriculum and instruction, or related field, with emphasis in science education or an undergraduate and/or master's degree in science education. Three or more years of successful full-time classroom teaching experience at the Pre-K to Grade 8 level. Ability to potentially teach other courses in the department. Record of scholarship. Experience teaching and advising at the college or university level. Experience as college or university supervisor of practicum experiences in Pre-K through 8.
Full consideration given to applications received by September 10, 2010. To apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu and create a faculty application. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of all transcripts and three current professional references will be required.