Sunday, October 6, 2013

(2)TT/T in STEM Education, U Texas Austin

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for two tenure-track positions in our STEM Education program, to begin Fall 2014. One position will be at the Assistant Professor level and the other position will be either at the Assistant or Associate level.

  • A doctorate in STEM Education, Mathematics or Science Education, Learning Sciences,
  • or related field
  • Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research and teaching

  • Ability to teach Elementary Math and/or Science Methods
  • Ability to teach in the UTeach program, a secondary level teacher preparation program
  • Ability to teach Quantitative Research Methods courses at the graduate level
  • Funded or externally fundable research program
  • Relevant teaching experience (K -12)

Areas of research specialization are open, but we anticipate that at least one position will focus on either elementary science and/or math. Additionally, we would value colleagues with expertise in research on teacher education, bilingual education, or use of technology in teaching and learning. Above all, we seek talented scholars to join a faculty committed to innovative and socially responsive research and teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs in STEM Education with strong ties to the College of Natural Sciences and the School of Engineering, over 50 full-time graduate students, two nationally recognized teacher certification programs, a large and well-funded Center for STEM Education, and a location in a diverse, rapidly growing, urban setting.  These positions offer a unique combination of opportunities for interdisciplinary inquiry, design-based research, program development, and impact on schools across the region and the nation. The successful candidates will join an active STEM Education faculty with a strong commitment to issues of equity in education, effective and innovative learning technology, and field-based teacher education.

 Please submit a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to the following email address: In the subject line or body of the email please indicate that the materials are intended for the attention of: Search Committee Chairs for STEM Education, Dr. Catherine Riegle-Crumb and Dr. Jill Marshall.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.
Background check conducted on applicant selected.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.