Friday, March 15, 2013

Assistant Professor, Science Education, The College of the Bahamas

Established in 1974, The College of The Bahamas is the national higher education institution of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. With an enrolment of almost 5000 students, the College offers an MBA and a Master of Science in Reading with Inclusive Education, bachelor and associate degrees.

The School of Education seeks to hire a faculty member able to offer courses leading to a degree in Science Education.

Teaching primary and secondary Science Education courses at the undergraduate level;
Facilitating professional seminars and general teacher education courses;
Supervising student-teachers;
Leading curriculum review and programme development;
Engaging in research and scholarly activities;
An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Science Education from an accredited institution;
A Teacher's Certificate or Diploma in Education;
Tertiary-level teaching experience and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in the public school system.Science K-12 certification and teaching experience at the primary level is an asset.

Salary Grade:
Doctoral Degree: $42,160 - $71,410
Master's Degree: $37,660 - $63,310

Start Date:
1 August 2013

Application Deadline:
5 April 2013

Applicants should send the following:
A completed College of The Bahamas Application for Employment Form (;
A letter of interest (highlighting work experience and accomplishments relevant to the position);
An up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume;
Teaching philosophy statement;
Evidence of excellence in teaching;
Evidence of research and scholarship;
Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts needed for employment); and
At least three confidential, professional references.Applications will NOT be considered without the complete package.

Mailing Address:
The College of The Bahamas
Human Resources Department
P. O. Box N-4912
Poinciana Drive & Thompson Boulevard
Nassau, Bahamas
Attention: Ms. Renée Mayers
Associate Vice President, Human Resources