Sunday, October 13, 2013

TT in Physical Science at Wheelock College

About Wheelock College:
Founded in 1888 and located in Boston, MA, Wheelock College is a private institution with the public mission of improving lives of children and their families. The College fulfills this mission by providing a strong education in the arts and sciences and in its professional fields - education, child and family studies, and social work - for which its undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally and internationally recognized. Throughout its academic programs and student experience, the College reflects the multicultural dimensions of the communities and countries in which it operates and fosters diverse learning experiences - all of which contributes to the success, leadership, and impact that its graduates enjoy in a wide variety of careers.

Job Description:
The Mathematics/Science Department is seeking a science faculty member for a full time, tenure track position in the life or physical science.
The new faculty member will take a leadership role in advancing course development and curriculum design within the science program as part of a larger initiative to increase math/science content knowledge of students. The successful candidate will have an interest in developing and growing a science program in accordance with the various majors offered at Wheelock College including prospective elementary and pre-elementary teachers. As such, the successful candidate will have additional responsibilities such as teaching inquiry-based laboratory courses related to their content area of expertise, advising students, grant writing, and participating in the administration of the Math/Science Department and the School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Doctorate in Science (e.g., Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Meteorology, Environmental Science)
  • Undergraduate teaching experience
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated or emerging record of scholarship, research, and publication
  • Demonstrated or emerging ability to secure external funding through grant writing
  • Strong commitment to teaching with an inquiry based pedagogy
  • Ability to integrate technology in teaching, including hybrid and online teaching, as well as classroom applications.
Additional Information:

Wheelock is a diverse community devoted to promoting and acceptance of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, or physical ability. Each employee, regardless of position, is thus expected to support actively the College's commitment to such diversity by displaying a positive attitude toward and acceptance of all employees and students regardless of such differences.
Wheelock College is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Instructions:
A complete application must include: cover letter explaining how the minimum and desirable qualifications are met; resume or vitae; the names and addresses, email address and telephone numbers of three (3) current professional references; sample of scholarly work and teaching philosophy; and documented proof of completion of all degrees or transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are accepted with official transcripts needed before hire. All requested document/ information become the property of the College. The position will remain open until filled.