Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Assistant Professor of Science Education-University of Georgia

The science education program at the University of Georgia invites
applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics
and Science Education at the assistant professor level. We seek an
individual with a doctoral degree in science education or closely related
field, a strong background in one of the natural sciences, and the potential
to be a productive scholar at the highest levels within the field of science
education. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an active
research program in science education, publish scholarly work in high-impact
venues, and acquire external funding.

Faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education are active in
local, national, and international organizations for mathematics and science
education, have a long history of outstanding research, hold national
grants, and include AERA and AAAS fellows. We have strong collaborative
relationships with faculty in the sciences and with teachers in local
schools. Information about faculty can be found at the following website:

Science education faculty members teach undergraduate and graduate courses
in programs leading to initial elementary, middle, and secondary teacher
certification. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in one or
more of these programs. At the graduate level, faculty members work with
full-time and part-time graduate students. Currently there are over 30
doctoral students from a variety of countries in the science education
program. Most full-time doctoral students are funded through the department,
grants, or special fellowships from the Graduate School.

To apply for this position, submit a letter of application, a curriculum
vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests,
up to three samples of scholarly writing, graduate and undergraduate
transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be
directed to Dr. Julie Kittleson, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Mathematics and Science Education, 212 Aderhold Hall, The University of
Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7126. Materials can be submitted electronically to

Please direct questions about this position to Dr. Julie Kittleson, Search
Committee Chair ( or 706-542-4650).

Individuals who have completed an application containing the materials
identified above by October 31, 2014 will receive full consideration. The
starting date for the position is August 2015. This position is contingent
on availability of funding.

For more information about the Department of Mathematics and Science
Education, visit; for UGA, visit; for
Athens, visit; and for Georgia, visit

UGA is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Institution