Monday, October 3, 2011

TT in Science Ed at McGill Uniersity

McGill University seeks to fill a tenured/tenure-track position
to support a major commitment to enhancing science educa-
tion. This appointment, which is for a joint position in the Fac-
ulty of Education and the Faculty of Science, is one in a series
of recent hires in mathematics and science education. In col-
laboration with the recently appointed colleagues, the person
occupying this position will be expected to develop a nationally
recognized research program in science education with a view
to attracting and mentoring undergraduate and graduate stu-
dents who will contribute to enhancing the teaching of science
at all educational levels.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in educa-
tion with a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a field of science
or a Ph.D. in a field of science (physical, earth, life, or natural
resource sciences) with a minimum of a Bachelors degree in
education. Additional qualifications are:

• active participation in the science education research com-
• a strong and innovative research agenda that addresses sig-
nificant topics in science education
• a demonstrated record or potential for attracting external
funding in science education
• leadership in the development of science education pro-
grams, coursework or curricula
• commitment to and familiarity with science teaching at the
K-12 level or at the college level or at the university level
• expertise in the teaching of both science content and peda-

Duties will include teaching graduate and undergraduate
courses that promote the scientific and pedagogical aspects of
science education, both in the Faculty of Science and the Facul-
ty of Education; mentoring graduate students in science edu-
cation research; and collaborating with colleagues in teacher
education, science and mathematics education, and the sciences
at McGill.

Applications and nominations should include a curriculum
vitae, a brief statement of research and teaching interests and
the names of three references, and should be sent before Janu-
ary 15, 2012, to:

Dean, Faculty of Education and Dean, Faculty of Science
c/o Ms. Faygie Covens
Tomlinson Project in University-Level Science Education
Redpath Museum, McGill Uniersity
859 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2K6