Thursday, October 17, 2013

TT/T/Full in Science/Urban Education, Loyola Maryland

Assistant/Associate/Professor Science Education/Urban Education
Teacher Education

Essential Duties of the Position:
Teach undergraduate and graduate education courses (3/3 load); Collaborate with the Center for Innovation in Urban Education (CIUE); Advise undergraduate and graduate students; Seek external funding for science education or STEM initiatives; Collaborate with K-12 school personnel and Loyola University Maryland STEM faculty; Participate in scholarly activity; Engage in departmental, university, and community service.

Required Qualifications:
PhD or EdD in urban education, social justice education, social foundations of education, educational studies, science education (physics education, biological education, chemistry education are included), or STEM education  (candidates with a PhD or EdD in urban education, social foundations of education, or educational studies must demonstrate significant course work in science education, science teaching experience, and/or a masters degree in science education or STEM education); Documented evidence of scholarly potential and/or production; Knowledge of STEM initiatives and development of STEM programs; Knowledge of national trends in science education including but not limited to the Next Generation Science Standards; Minimum three years K-12 science classroom teaching experience (preference will be given to teaching experiences in an urban context);

Ability to teach courses in a variety of areas of education (social foundations of education, urban education, action research, science education); Ability to teach science methods courses for elementary education majors;

Commitment to improving urban education through research, community engagement & practice; Familiarity with Maryland certification requirements and standards related to science education; Demonstrated ability to build relationships in urban communities; Demonstrated commitment to quality teaching and teamwork; Possess commitment to the Jesuit mission in higher education

Desired Qualifications:
College level teaching experience; Experience in grant writing related to science education, STEM education, and/or urban education; Experience coordinating science education or STEM programs in urban schools and communities;  Possess effective leadership skills.

For more information about this position, and to apply, please go to to complete the online application.  Electronic submission of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and a scholarly writing sample is required and may be attached at the appropriate prompt on the application.  Paper applications will not be accepted.
Questions about this position can be directed to Robert Simmons, Ph. D., Chair, Science Education/Urban Education Search; Teacher Education Department; Loyola University Maryland; 4501 North Charles Street; Baltimore, MD 21210-2699 (  Review of submitted materials will begin immediately.  Priority will be given to those who complete their submission by January 1, 2014.

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