Department of Teacher Education
Elementary Science Education
Brigham Young University
The Department of Teacher Education, Brigham Young University, seeks applications to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in elementary science education to begin August 2013.
Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate from an accredited university in teacher education, curriculum and instruction, teaching and learning, or a related field, with specialization in science education. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teacher education, evidence of a well-defined research agenda, professional publications and presentations (commensurate with experience), and a strong interest in both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference is given to qualified candidates with teaching experience, particularly experience in K-12 classrooms. Individuals at all ranks will be considered.
Responsibilities of hired faculty include teaching; scholarship, research, and publication; and service to campus, university, and the profession.
The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in elementary science education and graduate courses in STEM education, as well as a variety of graduate courses in teacher education, and have a thorough and current understanding of the literature, trends, and issues in science education and teacher education.
The faculty member must have an active research agenda in science education or related area and a strong publication record in peer-reviewed research outlets, demonstrating consistent productivity of high quality scholarship over his/her entire career.
The faculty member will be expected to be actively involved in and provide service to the campus, university, and discipline on state, regional, national, and international levels; work collaboratively with colleagues, other university faculty members, and public school partners; and support the university mission and policies.
Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Salaries: Based on credentials and experience
Beginning Date: August 2013
Application Process: Application can be found at https://yjobs.byu.edu/. Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.