Tuesday, September 10, 2013

TT, Science Education - Utah Valley University, Orem UT


Summary of Duties: The College of Science & Health at Utah Valley University (UVU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Science Education.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Develop and teach high-quality undergraduate secondary education methods courses
  • Work collaboratively with university faculty members and public school personnel
  • Foster the development of mentor teaching networks within local districts and schools
  • Supervise field work of students, interns, and student teachers
  • Conference with students regarding coursework, field work, and academic endeavors
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability and performance
  • Provide quality mentoring to undergraduate students
  • Engage in and assist with ongoing program evaluation
  • Participate in professional development with peers and public school personnel
  • Prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary
  • Maintain student centered approach to education
Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, geology, or physics, with specialization in science education, or an earned Ph.D. in science education, or an EdD.
  • A minimum of five years' experience teaching science at the secondary level.
  • Evidence of promise of successful university teaching with undergraduate students
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate with other science teachers
  • Evidence of ability to supervise and mentor pre-service and in-service teachers
  • Commitment to using and applying appropriate computer centered technologies in teaching and learning
Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer