Job Title: Associate or Full Professor - Secondary Education & Youth Services
Job ID: 6931
Location: Queens College
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Often referred to as "the jewel of the CUNY system," Queens College is a
place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a
large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This
formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions.
With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an
increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the
liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to
both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and
pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college
guides, such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. Our
students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex
problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and
information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.
In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, the
Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services seeks to fill one
senior faculty position. Queens College is searching for a full-time,
tenure-track Associate or Full Professor of Science Education in the
Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services, beginning August
The Science Education program is one of seven teacher education programs
in the Department of Secondary Education and Youth Services. Teacher
candidates in the science education program are offered coursework and
fieldwork experiences in middle and high schools through New York State
accredited programs on the undergraduate and graduate levels. We believe
that one of the best ways to teach and learn is through the application
of the scientific inquiry method, and we expect our teacher candidates
to have not only science content and pedagogical knowledge, but also a
deep understanding of the diverse contexts in which science is
A successful candidate will perform teaching, research, and guidance
duties in area(s) of expertise as noted below. He or she will share
responsibility for committee and departmental assignments, performing
administrative, supervisory, and other functions as may be assigned.
Responsibilities for the current science education position include:
teaching a variety of methods and curriculum undergraduate and graduate
courses, sharing administrative responsibilities for three teacher
education programs in Science Education (undergraduate initial
certificate, post-baccalaureate initial certificate, and MS Ed for
professional certification), and directing field supervisors and adjunct
instructors. Responsibilities also include participation in program
accreditation processes through NCATE, State, and other agencies, active
membership on departmental, divisional and college-wide committees, and
representing program at local and national conferences.
A doctorate in the area of science education or related field and at
least seven years of teaching in science education at the college level
and at least three years of successful teaching in science education in
grades 7-12 public schools required. Also required is a strong record of
publications and an active research agenda or creative achievement in
science education at the middle and high school levels.
The preferred candidate should show evidence of the following:
- A track record or evidence of potential to secure external funding
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with school communities
- Evidence of experience with accreditation and assessment in teacher education
- Evidence of program development, expansion and revitalization
- Evidence of commitment to urban education
- Evidence of experience serving diverse student populations.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package
covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid
parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and
support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our
commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Please note that candidates must upload a letter describing scholarly
interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of
three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the
following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.
**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for
example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the
application system. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement
of scholarly interests.
CLOSING DATE 4/12/2013 (Search extended)
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