Wednesday, February 26, 2014

TT/T Science Education at Quinnipiac U, CT

The School of Education at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (Assistant/Associate Professor) in the Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, to begin August 2014.
The School of Education at Quinnipiac University is nationally accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and offers a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree, a Master of Science in Teacher Leadership, a Sixth Year Diploma in Educational Leadership, and a Certificate of Completion in Special Education.
Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.

Responsibilities include teaching a wide range of undergraduate and graduate education courses, with particular expertise in science education at the elementary and secondary levels (including methods of science teaching). Additional responsibilities of the position include candidate advising, curriculum and program development, and providing leadership within the department on issues related to science education as it pertains to teaching and teacher education.

Minimum qualifications include: an earned doctorate in science education (or closely related field); three or more years of successful k-12 teaching experience; a strong record and/or potential for research/scholarship in education; a demonstrated commitment to social justice and multicultural education; strong communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; and the potential and desire to participate in service to the university and outside community. Preference will be afforded to applicants who demonstrate strong knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards, the integration of technology in teaching and learning, teaching and/or advising at the university level, and success in obtaining external funding for research or curriculum development.

Apply online at Applications must include a cover letter, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for three professional references.  Full consideration will be given to applicants who submit application materials by March 1, 2014. 

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2013-1470