MIDDLE/SECONDARY SCIENCE EDUCATION
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, TENURE-TRACK
Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community. NKU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit http://www.nku.edu.
We are looking for a dynamic faculty member eager to teach, mentor, and advise the next generation of teachers. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in science education or related field with evidence of coursework in science education (ABD considered). Experience teaching science to middle and/or secondary students is required; teaching experience in diverse schools is preferred. Ability to work collaboratively with campus-based and school-based colleagues is important. A record of scholarly work, active participation in professional organizations, interest in environmental education, and experience supervising field and clinical experiences are preferred. Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses both on campus and online; supervising field and clinical experiences; engaging in scholarly activity; assisting with academic advising; providing service to the department, college, university, and profession; supporting and participating in the outreach activities of NKU's Program of Distinction, CINSAM, the Center for Integrative Natural Sciences and Mathematics (http://cinsam.nku.edu/), through course teaching, trainings, and programs for P-12 students. The position is tenure track, nine months, with possible summer employment opportunities.
If you meet these qualifications and enjoy getting involved with students in schools and communities, please submit an application, letter of interest, current resume, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at the initial stage) to the following: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/280 . If you have additional questions, you may contact Dr. Shawn Faulkner, Chair, Department of Teacher Education, TeacherEducation@nku.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive. The position begins August 2014.
NKU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.